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Towards a Harmonious Abstraction

As I paint abstractions, I am seeing more deeply into the past, current, and even future world: within nature, built environments, and people. Through abstraction I am able to tap into the intangible ... ...more

Art ,Inside the Studio

September 05, 20231 min read

Towards a Harmonious Abstraction

On Capturing the Intangible

Within this world, there are many forms of beauty to perceive physically and intellectually. For example, one may see a beautiful sunrise or appreciate a beautiful mathematical formula. In most all ca... ...more

Art ,Inside the Studio

September 05, 20231 min read

On Capturing the Intangible

A Dance of the Soul

Within the book entitled Drawing to See, the Italian architect Carlo Scarpa states: “I want to see, and that is why I draw. I can see an image only if I draw it”. This sentiment holds true for me as w... ...more

Art ,Inside the Studio

September 05, 20231 min read

A Dance of the Soul

The Most Pivotal Moment for Art and Design

When striving for poetics within an artistic work, it is important to look for the transcendent moment within the piece. At this moment, the piece becomes more than the sum of its parts, and it reache... ...more

Art ,Inside the Studio

September 05, 20231 min read

The Most Pivotal Moment for Art and Design

The Process of Painting to Explore Design Research Questions

Seeing Into the Paint: I use sketches to explore and experiment with paint – before I lay down the first brushstroke. You see, I think as a painter as I draw with an ink pen, to explore the design res... ...more

Art ,Inside the Studio

September 05, 20231 min read

The Process of Painting to Explore Design Research Questions

Painting a New Architecture

By using the process of art creation, I am able to see more deeply into environmental design. Art is my way of bridging between disciplines, and it is also its own discipline that brings forth a wonde... ...more

Art ,Inside the Studio

September 05, 20231 min read

Painting a New Architecture

The Art of Architectural Design

What if the creative action of drawing and painting could help one see into architectural design more deeply? This way of seeing architecture involves different levels of artistic exploration through ... ...more

Art ,Inside the Studio

September 04, 20231 min read

The Art of Architectural Design
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