Beauty and Sorrow

Seaside, 16”x20” acrylic

Atmosphere and lighting are often components of my paintings that drive my work. Finding form yet maintaining a sense of mystery.

I have often come back to sunsets as a subject. Of course it is an undeniably beautiful transition but there is also a bit of sadness. Everything ends, we all know this and we are endlessly reminded. I guess that is part of the appeal of sunsets, the wedding of beauty and sorrow.

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