June 25, 2018

While back, I witnessed this quiet sunset, partially covered with clouds with subtle colors against some dark shadows of the mountains.  It was a very moody sunset and I very much enjoyed it.

Here is my interpretation of that moment put on the paper. I did thi...

November 5, 2017

 Seeing the landscape of the southwest from a different perspective, in this case from the airplane, is fascinating.  You can witness the geological history as it is not covered by a thick forest.

  This painting, I had the paper flat on the floor, and le...

August 6, 2017

 My focus on this painting was textures. Not only in the physical sense of paint textures but also the textures of clouds in the sky, from thick to almost transparent fibrous ones.

 There are so many textures in the sky during the monsoon season. Here is my interpr...

July 23, 2017

 Twilight, especially with clouds and rain, creates very atmospheric imagery. The mood it creates sometimes over powers the image you see. Here is my interpretation of the sunset after the storm in twilight. My focus here was more on the mood rather than the image of t...

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