This is my trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras two years ago. Painting i
Mardi Gras, 2016, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches
t was a fretful experience. I thought my hand would never do what my eye told it to…so I walked away for a bit, came back and finished this piece. I must admit, it wasn’t really supposed to be a portrait of sunglasses, it just felt that way while I was working.
I am absolutely finished with rocks. Looking back on this, I’m thinking I don’t know why I chose this subject matter….except I liked the light. Maybe that’s it. The light. No, I was fascinated with the rocks. Miles of rocks, piled like mountains. But, alas, I’m told by one of my “fans” that it doesn’t mean anything. Nice picture. Not my favorite piece. Argh.
Ocotillo Rocks, 2016, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches