PAINTING STORY: Gnarly Octopus and the Dirty Heads Summer Tour

“Three-fifths of an octopus’ neurons are not in their brain, but in their arms; each arm has a mind of its own.”  Sy Montgomery GNARLY OCTOPUS is painted on at 24″ x 36″ Fredrix Canvas, mixed media.   The painting is a play on the band Dirty Heads’ mascot, the octopus.  In this painting, the octopus […]

BLUE WATER CLUSTER Painting Story – What you Didn’t Know About Water Structure

In my last blog post, I explained the inspiration that led me into painting the EXPLORING SACRED GEOMETRY series. I want to share the meaning behind each individual painting.  Today I’ll explain the BLUE WATER CLUSTER, sized 60″ x 36″. This painting has been a work in progress for over five years. I first painted it as […]

Exploring Sacred Geometry Series – Exhibit at Conscious Life Expo Los Angeles

Most of you know me for my surf art.  These past few years I’ve been painting sacred geometry themes. I want to explain why and where I’m going with it. I also am excited to show you my latest series, which I exhibited last week at The Conscious Life Expo. I started working on these paintings a year ago (you […]

A Life Well Lived – Sacred Geometry Mural Painting on Canvas

Every painting tells a story.  Often my art reflects the current events in my life and my interpretation of the way I see the world. This painting began as mural project for Keen.  It is painted on 9 Fredrix Canvas gallery-wrap panels, six feet tall and 18 feet long.  I painted it live during Keenfest in Salt Lake […]

PAINTING STORY: Platonic Solids and how Paintings are Like Children – You have to Let Them Go

Some artists can’t let go of their art.  I know of one who has a storage room full of beautiful art, but can’t bring herself to let them go; she says they are too much a part of her. For me, moving out the finished work makes room for the new. I love when a […]