What I think about

Some projects call for a high level of realism, like food, botan­ical art, animals, or a city skyline. Yet, despite how well-researched, super-real, or detailed an image is, it may still lack something in the viewer’s mind, something hard to define.

Appeal? Sparkle? I call it romance. It’s what makes a viewer under­stand, want to know more, buy, or maybe begin to salivate. That’s my formula: accurate plus lyrical equals a motivating image.

One more thing–my work is digital, using all the expanded possi­bil­i­ties contained in that medium, yet I want it to still look like a tradi­tional painting. That’s what makes it emotional and engaging.





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