I have painted off and on since I was a child. In fact painting and working on other creative projects reminds me of my very happy childhood.

However, my painting never really developed. For me it was too realistic. I was attempting to paint exactly what I saw and not what I felt. I am looking for the place between abstract and figurative: somewhere where the viewers imagination is engaged. Just enough detail to hint and let the senses do the rest. I think this is called “gestalt”. I still have a long way to go!

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