Tag Archives: minimalism

HAPPY SPRING

“RED AND ORANGE FLOWERS” I know, it’s a boring title. But at the time when I did this painting, I was bored. I took an artist’s still life workshop, and to my dismay, the subject was a boring, colorless vase with faded … Continue reading

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IL PRIMO SETTEMBRE / SEPTEMBER FIRST (Encore)

On this first day of September, I felt it appropriate to share the poem SEPTEMBER FIRST written by Luciano Somma. As in all of Luciano’s poetry, we feel the sentimental spirit of one of Italy’s foremost poets. I am always … Continue reading

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PRIDE BOUQUET   

PRIDE BOUQUET celebrates all my friends and family in the LBGTQ community. I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. Cheers to you all for being who you are. I love every one of … Continue reading

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DAY LILY

Although the ability to identify most flowers by their proper name eludes me, and my lack of floristic knowledge is often times manifested when for example, I paint rose leaves on a daisy. Still, I like to paint flowers and will … Continue reading

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LOVES ME – LOVES ME NOT

  Happy Valentine’s Day to all you wonderful friends old and new. I am deeply grateful for your friendship and support. I wish you all a day filled with joy and good health.  

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PRIDE BOUQUET

  PRIDE BOUQUET celebrates all my friends and family in the LBGTQ community. I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. Cheers to you all for being who you are. I love every one … Continue reading

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DANCE FEVER 2

DANCE FEVER 2 Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag, and I can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I call fun art. I … Continue reading

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HARMONY – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

HARMONY– Happy New Year! The paintings of Joan Miro` inspired this abstract painting. I wanted my shapes to play and mingle with one another and to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited, no matter If they’re square, … Continue reading

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NEW ORLEANS JAZZ – INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

  To celebrate “INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY,” I thought I would bring back my painting: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ. I have always enjoyed the paintings of Marc Chagall. His blend of reality and fantasy makes his unique work sing. Like Chagall, my … Continue reading

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FLOWER POWER

  Flower Power 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 11”x14”acrylic on one-inch thick wrapped canvas is available for purchase on … Continue reading

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STRONGER TOGETHER

Stronger Together No matter the shapes or colors of the petals, I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. A special thanks to all the talented artists who have written such lovely comments on … Continue reading

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DANCE FEVER

  Dance Fever – Acrylic on wrapped canvas. Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag and can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I … Continue reading

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BUDDHA IN BLACK AND WHITE

Buddha In Black And White This black and white calligraphy image of a Buddha is similar to my Red Buddha that I posted several days ago.  I chose to draw my Buddha in this minimalist style to convey the no-frills … Continue reading

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Ripose 1 In Red – Female Nude

Sometimes it’s fun to step away from complicated drawings and just see how few lines are necessary to create a recognizable image that is pleasing to the eye.   Why did I add the red?  Does it have some deep exotic, … Continue reading

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Ripose 1

I have always admired Matisse.  His flurry of primary colors never cease to thrill me.  And I find it exciting that he deliberately flouted the conventional rules of drawing and perspective.  I like the fact that he continued to develop … Continue reading

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