Where to begin with this one? Oh, Lake of Forgiveness, how I struggled. This painting started about 3 years ago as so many do – with the spirit of experimentation. This time I was experimenting with some new media, gels, etc. and thought it would be fun to play […]
Two things I love with my whole being: movement and color. In these paintings, I’ve paired them into a visceral form. The application of the paint was done with large handmade “brushes” using large dance-like strokes. These pieces are a bit raw and intuitive, created with a lot of energy in the spirit of the abstract expressionists.
Today I took photos of my painting process. I am trying to resolve some older paintings that had no idea where they were going. A horizon line always helps me to focus. So, here are some Van Gogh-esque clouds over a colorful body of water. I’ve started to literally draw […]
I haven’t written a blog post in a LONG while, but have recently been inspired by Sharon Britton’s wonderful writing about her paintings. So, I’ve been back in the studio for about a month now, thanks to having a babysitter twice a week. No it wasn’t easy to leave Nolan, […]
What a lovely morning we all had PAINTING and PLAYING! Barbara, Arlene, and Carolene came to the studio with all of their gear this morning ready to go. We had a wonderful time discussing and experimenting with various media, and then putting them on our canvases. So much fun. I […]
For the next 28 days, I am committing to make a piece of art every day. Here is the first one. Happy Groundhog Day! Happy Lunar New Year! Happy Chinese New Year! Happy New Moon!
Zilpa Vipra- sanskrit for “inspired art”. These paintings were created during summer yoga classes at Yogani Studios in Tampa, Florida. To purchase an original, please contact me. Please visit my Print Gallery to purchase prints on paper or canvas.
Inspired by a trip to Mali in 2010, these paintings depict a New Year’s celebration in the city of Bamako. I attempt to capture my love of dance and movement as a universal language. I see the moving body as a flow of gestures, holding the energy of progression, full with the glory of human expression.