The eye sees harmony with hues placed in counterpart to each other on the color wheel. This defies logic on an emotional level. But when opposing colors are placed beside each other a harmonious balance is found. They compliment each other.
A metaphor for humanity.
Like strands of individual fabric, Dream Weaving blends the differences in our cultures that intertwine into a beautiful tapestry: life. It is to weave a dream that we all live in unity.
With all of life’s distractions, we are simple beings trying to thrive. Sometimes it seems like a solitary journey. But we are also a community with similar dreams and desires. We are all surfers, wading through the waters and waiting to catch that perfect wave.
The natural beauty and vibrant colors of California poppies thrive in an environment with little water or shelter from the scorching sun. They sway along the hillside and bring splendor to what is no more than an arid and desolate landscape. It’s Nature’s way of showing us of how to work with struggles and challenges. It’s making the most of life. Dance.
After gazing at a stonewall an image of a graceful bird appears. She soars through the sky with her young fledgling behind. They navigate through life’s challenges to higher ground. As they sometimes get separated from view, the mother sings out to help guide it’s child through the journey. History often exalts male figures as heroes; this is a story of a heroine.
The inspiration for this piece comes from covered graffiti on city streets. Shopkeepers conceal the art with their paint rollers and brushes. The result is an unexpected beauty. One may try to suppress the voices of the people but the spirit… the soul… lingers on.
The sun’s rays penetrate the skin of the salty water, casting a rainbow of colors on the rippled ocean floor. On the surface, is one reality. But the real discoveries happen when we dig deeper into ourselves.
The elements of this piece were extracted from organic materials. It plays with and distorts color, form and movement in nature. This perspective demonstrates a link within all natural structures of life.
Process: 3 plate transparent ink on paper with a blended color (rainbow) process
Lettra Paper, signed and numbered
Frame Approximately 29" x 23"
Limited Edition of 2
The elements of this piece were distilled from organic materials. It plays with and distorts color, form and movement in nature. This perspective demonstrates a link within all natural structures of life.