Element - Water, felt like a comfortable fit for me as many of my previous paintings use the ebb and flow of water for their inspiration. After giving my painting approach some thought, I felt I wanted to push myself further and explore my highly personal relationship with water. And so, I felt compelled to portray a female form in these paintings.
Some of the work featured at this show includes the above painting titled, Reflection and Pink Rain (below). Each work focusing on a different aspect of the female form as it relates to the water around us.
This combination of female and organic form has helped me rediscover my love of life drawing. I have been participating in several open classes and will continue to develop this connection in my work. As much as I have enjoyed adding figures, I am still drawn to just experimenting with paint and organic shapes, as seen in Pond Patterns (below). I think for me, it is the play with paint that is most consuming. Hope you enjoy these new images and may they bring colour into your fall!