Welcome to my blog about creativity.
I've learned from my most painful and joyful experiences, leading me to find my creative purpose.
My mission is to create paintings based on archetypes and narrative story. This combination of story, narrative and the mystery of archetype is something we all long for, informs our world and nourishes our creative souls.
Portraiture is what I specialized in for many years until finally expanding my subject matter to include just about anything and everything as I think it is important to me as and artist to be versatile and it enables me to grow if I challenge myself with a variety of subject matter. This first four drawings is a collection of faces from the North West Territories where I lived for three years. The next two are portraits of two women dancers from the tribe, Oulad Nile dancers from Algeria.
Arctic Winter Games Winner
These drawing are of Algerian women from a
tribe called, Oulad Nile. They were the original Beladi dancers ( belly
dancers). The coins they earned from dancing were sewn into their
clothing. The more coins they had the more popular the dancer. 24x26
inches, Graphite Pencil