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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 combined...

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 I've...

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 project in my...

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 of the Buddha in...