The constant study of other artists' paintings also informs my work. Some favorites are, Franz Kline, Joan Mitchell, Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, Christopher Wool and Xiaoze Xie, just to name a few. The varied styles of my paintings evoke a range of emotions from quiet to explosive.
The technique of layering the oil paint creates texture and ghosted surfaces. These veneers may be almost undetectable but they provide a mysteriousness that keeps the viewer fascinated and involved.
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