Merging & Splitting

Merging & Splitting

Your paintings are so serene; the colors are so intense, what inspires your art? This question is always the hardest for me to answer.  Mostly I just smile, and say its nature.  Which is true.  But it’s the hidden aspects of nature that inspires my art.  The unseen natural world and the explosions of color, both serene and psychedelic are the hidden worlds I try to bring into this human realm.  I’ve been meditating since I was a teenager and early on I was taught to focus on the sounds of the Earth to quiet me down and take me inside.  Ocean waves on the beach, crickets, the fluttering wings of birds and the wind gently blowing through the trees…  all became my teachers, all are the driving force of my art and the forces that push me deeper into the realms of the netherworlds, where color allows light to take form and interact with my inner world. Mornings I get up early, just before dawn.  There is no other time during the 24 hour cycle of our Earths spinning that is as filled with magic as the last hour of night as it gives way to the edge of morning.  To be deep in the innerspace of inter-dimensional timelessness as the sun travels upwards of the Earth’s shore is an experience that has changed my life completely.  Serenity and the link with the universe overflows every aspect of my being, and I breathe deeply into the dark of night as it turns midnight blue and gently gives way to violet, and the glowing lines of orange and red...