While I’m shooting I may see a hint of a landscape or cloud I plan to use later, but mostly I just shoot what looks interesting and know I will have ‘discovery’ later as I get them into the computer and see what I have. I do not change the color of an image, I just bring up the saturation and contrast and that usually reveals gorgeous color combinations and textures that I would never think of creating on my own. It’s magical and I feel a bit of alchemy as I transform an image of scrapyard castoffs to a...
'Shiroi ki' translates to the words white trees in Japanese. The following is a poem that fits the feeling I am trying to convey to the viewer....." Wrapped in a blanket against the cold night. Like a paper-wasps' nest in a black-and-white birch tree dusted with snow;Like the wick of a hundred-times-dipped beeswax candle, awaiting the flame." ~Unknown
Thought for Today ~ "It is not what one acquires, but what one creates"......"Kaishi", contemporary digital composition of a rustic brick surface. High quality giclee created in the studio using archival pigment inks on acid free heavyweight paper to maximize color longevity. Print surface of artwork is hand textured with a protective clear acrylic medium - this allows the print to be framed with or without glass. Signed by the artist on the print surface with paint. 1" white border on all sides. Custom sizes available by request, contact the artist through this website for information.
All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography. – Federico Fellini (1920–1993), Italian film director, in Atlantic Monthly, December 1965