Size: 12"W x 12"H x 0.5"D
Year Created: 2017
This is an acrylic painting on canvas. The painting continues around the edges of the canvas, thus enhancing the overall effect of the piece. I paint intuitively, working with the paint and the colors to create something that speaks to my soul. This painting reminded me of a celebration for a Chinese holiday.
One of the greatest joys in my life has been creating art. The passion to paint what I love and see as beautiful is a force deep within that never ceases. I am driven to paint in much the same way I am driven to breathe. I don't choose my subject matter. It chooses me. Deep within my heart is a burning, yearning passion to paint. Painting consumes my thoughts daily. When one is an artist, one is full of art, overcome by art, possessed by art. I paint because I truly want to. But I also paint because I have to................