"On Fire," original painting, 36" x 36"
An homage to the nature of fire with hot oranges and yellow flickering against a deep blue sky.
When we think of being "on fire," we think of someone who is excited, enthusiastic, and eager. It's an energy of passion and creativity.
Fire is destructive, but also a creative force. It purifies and renews, paving the way for new growth.
The "Gaia" paintings developed out of an accident of spilled paint on the floor. I noticed the beautiful patterns in the puddle, and didn't want the paint to go to waste. I pushed a canvas into the wet paint, and discovered a whole new world of amazing patterns and designs.
Since that epiphany, I have developed these paintings through the use of precise pull techniques and surfactants added to the paint. I continue to be amazed by the variety of art I can create this way, and each painting is completely unique and surprising.
The "Gaia" paintings represent a sampling of Gaia, the living Earth, manifest through paint on canvas. The free flowing patterns resemble the natural patterns of plants, flowers, water, sky, rocks and gems.
Sustainability is an important part of my artistic practice, and this painting was created using repurposed leftover house paint that would otherwise go to waste.
- 36" x 36" original painting
- repurposed acrylic latex paint on canvas
- gallery wrap canvas, 1-1/2 inches deep with painted sides
- signed by the artist on the back
- wired and ready to hang
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