My Art

Welcome to My Art

"I dream my paintings and then I paint my dreams." - van Gogh

I have a love/hate relationship with art. I love the freedom I have as an artist in creating whatever my abilities allow me to and how challenging it is to try and push beyond those limitations. I hate it because, when I lack the motivation to draw or paint anything — or, even worse, hate anything I actually do create — it affects the other things in my life that I enjoy as well. I lose my way of escape, my way of freedom, and my ability to do what I love. However, it’s not an entire loss because one way or another that drive to create always returns. So to me, those little hatreds I have are all worth the joy and liberty I feel with what I make, both while in the midst of making it but also with the finished pieces. I don’t love everything I make but I will be sharing what I love in this space. You can choose to be as critical as you’d like because I honestly probably see more of the mistakes than you do. I know my faults, and I’m continually working on fixing them. I would fix each mistake on each of these if I could but I have a little rule for myself that once I say a piece is finished then I can’t add to it or fix anything, no matter how much I want to. I keep working towards progress, but I never go back to fix what I’ve already been satisfied and finished with. So, these are the pieces I’ve created and love. I would like to share them with you and hope you love them too.

Peeping Through
A Helping Hand
Just Hanging Out
The Greatest of All Time
For Narnia
In Bloom
Forbidden Friendship
Sunshine
The Downed Dragon
Windy
Little Boy
Thinking
Warmth
Flutter
Jungle
Childhood Piano
Walkway
Field of Flowers - Inspired by Monet
Hugh Jackman Portrait
Portrait
Ed Sheeran Portrait
Happy Place
Rocky Mountain
Little Friend
Tree
The Great Wave - Inspired by Katsushika Hokusai
Duckling
The Road Home
Virginia
Germany
Calming Noise
Sandy Grass
Rocky Waves
Beachy Keen
Beach at Sunrise
Sunday Sunset
Makin' a Splash
Towering Trees
Scotland Cliffs
Bookshop
Silly Ol' Bear
Flower Shop