My continuing theme of light and subject interacting. Not as close-up or detailed in reference so I let the hues and values take center stage and be the details. I love the pear on the left! The the values really sing and it’s physical isolation from the other two really draw my attention.
I can imagine here that these pears represent people. Possible background stories play in my head. The left intently focused on the foreground. The foreground laying down, in crisis. The center is focused somewhere off the canvas, aloof or focused on the past.
The original is soft pastels on sanded paper.
Making art takes courage. Every day, with every piece, I am faced with my fears. Will people like my art? What about my “vision”? Can I recreate it in pigment the way I see it in my mind? Or, and maybe this is worse, will what I make go unnoticed? These fears have not gone away over the years. They still come up every single time, but my reaction to them has changed.
Making art gives courage. With it, I can embrace these fears: criticism, lack, and loneliness. My art and I, we are not an answer; we are ...
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.