I use Oil on Canvas, I work Wet on Wet using Color paint directly from the tube, blending it on the canvas. I like using strong outlines to emphasize a structural element of the work, I start with a pre- drawn idea and the work evolves as it is painted.
I have a hard time defining myself, because I feel that I am constantly evolving. I love the use of color & pattern to evoke emotion. I want my work to have an abstract quality yet have a structural imagery in it. I feel that this helps people to relate to the painting & aid in its emotional quality.
Paintings should surprise, I work with Oil due to its sensual qualities and my work is surreal. My Artwork can have a sense of humor. My work is inspired by nature & personal experience. I’m an an avid distance Runner, ideas & images often come to me as I run. When I get back home, I try to re-create the images & later paint them.
My experience as a Nurse and an Ultra-runner gives me a unique view of the world. I try to incorporate this insight into my work so the viewer can “experience” my paintings.
*** Linda has (6) six new Oil Paintings currently being Shown at the Island Conclave Art Gallery in Pine Island, Florida.
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