My paintings are vibrant, colourful and fluid works of art created with alcohol inks. They embrace the beauty of nature and represent the vibrancy and uniqueness of the natural world. Colour, shapes and movement play a key role in my work. The quick drying time of the inks encourages spontaneity and an organic method of painting. The unpredictability and fluid nature of the alcohol inks combined with the vibrant colours allow for stylized interpretation bursting with individuality.
Art has always been an important part of my life. As a child I could often be found painting, drawing or doodling. Over the years, I have experimented with numerous mediums yet only when time permitted while working and raising a family. Since retirement in 2015, I have more time to focus on my art. In 2016, I discovered alcohol inks finding them to be a curious and amusing medium to use. I’ve been sharing and selling my work since July 2017 when I participated in my first art walk which was the three-day Whyte Avenue Art Walk in Edmonton, Alberta.
Beyond my art, I’m an avid golfer, enjoy time in the kitchen trying out new recipes, enjoy playing cards and board games with family and friends and love to travel.
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