painted drawings | drawn paintings
These abstract mixed media 5' x 7 1/2'
"painted drawings | drawn paintings" echo an afternoon in Monet's Gardens located in Giverny, France.
"The sun was low
The late fall air was crisp and cool
The colors were muting themselves... I saw lines; I felt lines
And there was sound between the lines."
GIVERNY ANXIETY series spans 3 decades of intermittent studio work in Illinois, and was completed with "Weeping Willow," a response to the Paris Terror Attacks in 2015. This 60 page book includes close-up details of layering media and visual improvisation --- trying to find a way to say it.