Original Oil on Wood Panel 10" x 8"
Framed in Natural Maple Wood Floater Frame 11" x 9"
Oil painted on gold leaf. Gold leaf shimmers in the light, creating an ever-changing luminous glow to the artwork.
(price includes frame)
(wood panel is made from sustainable forest products that ensure the protection of wildlife, plants, soil, and water)
Inspired by the colors in that were created in the sky from the Mauna Loa eruption on the Big Island of Hawai'i.
I started this Mini Abstract Sunset series out of the necessity to allow spontaneity to come through the process of painting. Deliberate, simple, vibrant, soothing blocks of moving color penetrate the scene. Working on smaller canvas allows me to be in the moment and to further develop this experimental style, allowing the spontaneous gesture of brushstrokes and how they relate with one another in the composition. Like the fleeting passing of a sunset, the aim is to think less and be in the moment as that moment passes.
Moments come and go, forever dissolving into one another, existing within the pause between.
One thing I love about witnessing the beauty of sunsets, besides their incredible dramatic colors, is that we are more aware of the passing of time, to watch the transition of day into night more acutely. As if the universe shines a spotlight on time, inspiring us to watch this spectacular transition of moments.