Images are everywhere, this one from the harbor in Riga, Latvia. A breezy day, brilliant reflections of the blue, black and white colors of a ship at anchor, all painted into an abstract form. Be sure to see Marina 1 and Marina 2 as well, together they make a stunning triptych.
The creative process is unique, all by hand. A twelve-color pigment print on Somerset Velvet is affixed to board and sealed with a clear-coat for UV protection. No glass is needed, and the image is float mounted in a hardwood frame. The result is striking color, clarity and an uncanny three-dimensionality.
Most of his work is drawn from nature, but he enjoys creating images whose origins may not be readily clear. This kind of abstract view often leads to artworks that are intriguing, but also a bit mysterious. Always, the interaction is intended to be peaceful and relaxing.