Category Archives: tropical art

PURPLE IRIS

PURPLE IRIS PURPLE IRIS Although I am clearly not a botanical artist, still, I think all flowers are beautiful whether real or imagined, and the bolder the better. The original 16″x20″ acrylic on one-inch thick wrapped canvas can be purchased … Continue reading

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TROPICAL TRINITY

TROPICAL TRINITY   TROPICAL TRINITY I’m not a fan of wishy-washy, muted colors, and so I played with the bold vivid colors that speak to me while hanging out in paradise and sipping a smoothie made from bananas and pineapples … Continue reading

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HANGIN LOOSE

  HANGIN LOOSE When the waves are flat and you can’t “Hang Ten,” There’s always other enjoyable ways to “Hang Loose!”  In this painting, I conjured up a serene day on the islands. I’m not a fan of wishy-washy muted … Continue reading

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FINDING PARADISE

  FINDING PARADISE I can’t think of many better ways to unwind than to sit on a deserted beach and watch the clouds roll by. The original 11”x14” acrylic on wrapped canvas painting is available for purchase. Contact me on … Continue reading

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Pansies For Rosalina

PANSIES FOR ROSALINA My Mom is no longer with me on this earth, but she is always in my heart. These flowers are for her. I wanted to paint bright bold colors, happy, joyful colors, not pastel, sappy colors.  No … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Pua

   While living in Hawaii for ten years, it somehow didn’t seem right to not paint a flower now and then.  Although the ability to identify most flowers by their proper name eludes me, and my lack of floristic  knowledge … Continue reading

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To Market – In theTropics

  For me, big bold colors reflect the joys of a tropical island.  Taking life too seriously is for city dwellers, on the tropical island in my mind’s eye, I don’t see brown palm trees, I prefer purple; my turtle’s … Continue reading

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Island Love

Often times I like to step away from the serious. In Island Love I did that.  Who says turtles have to be green or dolphins have to be grey?   Not me.  And where is it written that once we become … Continue reading

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