One of my favorite pass times is painting, and my favorite medium is watercolor. Watercolor takes on a life of its own and tends to create a unique result on paper. I like painting landscapes and I also like to dream up whimsical colorful abstracts that may include pen and ink. I hope to spark the viewer’s imagination.
More recently I’ve been using oils and a palette knife, no brushes. Spreading thick paint on a canvas with a palette knife gives me more freedom with shapes, color, and shadow. It’s less precise and more forgiving than watercolor and produces lots of interesting texture. Also, the paint stays where I put it.
Like many others in Northern Nevada, I relocated from Southern California. Carson City has been my home for over 30 years. I graduated from college here and retired from Human Resources for the State of Nevada.