Home page of an interpretive water color artist working out
of Tacoma, WA
My mom told me she liked my mud pies. That was enough
for confidence. Skill and experience are still forming a time layered
patina over my joy of art. I began two-dimensional work in 1968
when I was twenty five. I didnít want to stop, ever, so I chose the
full-time career of an artist. I love it still.
I describe my work as interpretive. Right now I use
watercolor, but my media could change without notice. Color, composition,
edges and lately, mood are elements of the job that get my full and undivided attention one at a time. When choosing what to paint, I
reach first for face to face confrontations with the ordinary. Energy
springs from discovering one by one an unending variety of painting
techniques that keep me happy and creatively charged. I strive to
control the balance of power in my art; to give the techniques I use
more strength than the subjects. It is a long, rewarding, and unfinished
"Next Year Honey"
two-dimensional visual communication specialist.