Virginia, United States
I guess you could say I was born an artist! My intrinsic artistic abilities appeared around the age of 1½ years old when I began scribbling colorful imagery on my bedroom walls, later carving designs and cryptic messages on my parent’s fine furniture. Over the years, I have continued my artistic endeavors working as a monotype printmaker, painter, mixed media artist, and jewelry maker.

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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Darkness



Sometimes darkness falls....
Unforgotten Soul, monotype (C) gls


My very first monotypes on clayboard were figure studies of various sorts. Every now and then I go back and do one, mostly when there's a mood or feeling that is haunting or taunting me. This one reminds me of my father, being a viable force in my life. Although he has been gone sine 1976, he remains a strong part of who I am.

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The following monotype comes from a reflection of standing at the huge picture window in my living room, watching the birds. I tried to create an aura of warmth in this monotype.

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