For my decorative little painting “Flight of Fancy Fish”, I thought about the process that we, as artists, go through in our minds as we try and determine what it is that we are going to paint (this time). For me, it usually starts with just thinking about something completely unrelated to painting…like fish… I like goldfish… wait…goldfish trapped in a bowl? That seems unkind…. how about those fish in “Fantasia”?I loved them…they were magical…I bet you couldn’t keep them in any bowl…and so on. Sometimes these musings lead down rather unpleasant avenues-dark corners that need to be brought to light-and then other times, the musings are much simpler, and result in images of magical, flying fancy fish, but they always lead somewhere.
I am a painter-a fine artist by night and a scenic artist by day.
I like to find the humor-well, my version of it- in life, and insert that into my paintings. I use my characters-sock monkeys, dolls, odd toys, haunted figures from old photographs-to portray everyman.
I mean for my work to tell a story- and I consider my paintings to be illustrations-whether depicting someone else's story ( something I'm much more interested in lately), or my own.....
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.