War: Heating Up; When I painted this, the war in Iraq was steaming up. I don’t think invading other countries was a good idea for America. I feel it is wrong. America is the red, white & blue circles, while the rest of the world is the black lines we are pinching so we can have more space.
In the Style of…
Leaves; I love Georgia O’Keefe’s work. Her style of painting with soft shadows, shades of color fading in & out. Leaves are born in the spring & die in the fall, then life renews itself again. I wanted to make my own version of O’Keefe’s leaves by putting 3 of her style of paintings on top of another canvas with a big, dark, drawn background. It is my tree.