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Here you will find my newest paintings that examine the interlocking shapes of light and shadow. I first had the thought of doing this series, sitting outside in the morning sun drinking my coffee. The length and color of the shadows really caught my attention. What if that kind of light were passing over ordinary objects, or through translucent dishes? Wouldn’t those shadows and projected colors create some interesting abstract compositions? So I gathered colorful objects from my kitchen and spent several weeks taking photographs. Painting these images while it was cold and gray outside was a welcome treat.
From a distance these could be abstract non-objective paintings, but up close, you see the details of fruits and vegetables, linens, dishes, utensils. Using basic principles of composition, I am creating something that draws you in to look deeper. The paintings are multiple layers of oil paint and cold wax on birch wood panels. Most of them are 18x24 inches, one is 30x40, and I have several small color sketches available. For more information feel free to contact me at 513-382-5029 or via email: email@example.com.