Color opens my mind allowing it to go deeper into my subject.
It is what gets the ball of creativity rolling...... from there the brush takes over.
My attempt is to create harmony.
My Japanese heritage has opened my mind to her old culture and much of her beauty, such as Wabi, Sabi, and Zen.
To me, Japanese art seeks beauty in the imperfection and profundity of nature. It accepts the natural cycle of growth,decay, and death.
It's simple, slow, and uncluttered.