Acrylic-painted paper collage. From line to shape, from black and white to color, from flat to 3D, from still to animation—invention to observation back to invention.
Ink, pencil, and gouache in Stillman & Birn Alpha Series sketchbook.
Ink, pencil, and gouache in various bound hardcover books, including Stillman & Birn, Moleskine, and handmade from India.
When using oil paint, I work from life in natural light, interested in observations from the mundane to the transcendent, often in dialogue with historical precedents: forms, methods, and subjects, including but not limited to tabletop arrangements, window sills, and landscapes on-site.
I make collages using acrylic-painted cotton bond paper & bookbinders glue on bristol or other archival card stock.
Daily postcard-size oil paintings from life of magnolia flowers on linen panels.
Mylar is a plastic coated material popular for it’s translucent light quality and sensual surface. It is a durable substrate for drawing with a mixture of powdered graphite and oil medium.