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Us Combined

Us Combined

Watercolor on cold press Arches.  Inspired by the incredible Rupi Kaur “i do not want to have you to fill the empty parts of me i want to be full on my own i want to fill so complete i could light a whole city and then i want to have you cause the two of us...
My Onion

My Onion

Watercolor on 300 lb. Arches. Onions have been a long standing metaphor for my life and the way I accomplish things. Read more about the onion story on my Blog: The Onion Story. This was my first watercolor in a while because I’ve been working with gouache, but...
Oranges on a Hot Summer Day

Oranges on a Hot Summer Day

This 22″ x 30″ watercolor, Oranges on a Hot Summer Day, was started as a final for my watercolor class.  It was over-ambitious.  This was not a piece that I had time to finish in two weeks while taking four other classes.  I finished the other 2/3 of the...
Meditation Mandala

Meditation Mandala

This 22″ x22″ watercolor was a client commission.   I don’t use gouche, which means that all of the light on dark detail was either masked or meticulously lifted.  The Buddhist mandala inspired piece is almost entirely traditional, with the exception...