Celosia

Mar 20, 2015 | Artwork, Palette

This painting is titled Celosia because it depicts three Celosia Cristata stems. The flower is more commonly known as Cockscomb and it’s one of my favorites; a unique flower with a somewhat silly name. Their form and texture looks like a folded up piece of pile-on-pile velvet and it usually comes in strong tones of ...

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Still life in Violet

Jan 20, 2015 | Artwork, Palette

My focus has been on working with flowers in recent years but it’s been feeling like time to revisit my paints and palette. Still life in Violet is the result of one of my first attempts to do just that. Painting has always been about oil paints for me but for now I’ve made the ...

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A Break from Winter with a Summertime Palette

Feb 12, 2014 | Flowers, Nature, Palette

As much as I enjoy the change of seasons, sometimes I wouldn’t mind if Winter were a little shorter. That’s why I decided to go through some old photos and take a break from the Winter with this summertime palette. I gathered these flowers this past Summer while back in the U.S. visiting my father. ...

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Pink Roses in Prague

Oct 18, 2013 | Flowers, Palette, Travels

Prague is the city of Golem and Kafka. A place filled with dark, winding side streets, ancient cemeteries and gothic spires. I’ve been going there since I can remember but the place still retains an air of mystery and an enchanting gloom. It is also, however, a city of vibrant art and culture, where stunning ...

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