The reference photo for this piece is one I took. My daughter had brought in a large green frog the caught in our yard. The reflection you see is the trees in our backyard the sun… and my phone. So, it is a landscape, of sorts, as seen by the frog; or at least as reflected on its eye.
What a beautiful eye it is! Those gorgeous warm metallic tones with a patch of silver. The patterning in the iris reminds me of aerial shots of river systems. That center gold band frames the reflection beautifully too.
My favorite subjects are portraits of people and animals as well as plants. Fall leaves are one of my favorite plant subjects. I paint one every year; usually found on a walk with my family. I like to get close up on them. There is so much delicious detail at the macro range!
“Exquisite dailiness” is a phrase from a poem by a local artist. If I had to pick a theme for what I am drawn to capture in my art, that would be it: the exquisite details of daily life. Whether it’s my life or the ...
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.