Ko'olau Adorations #2
Ko'olau Adorations #2

My paintings are inspired by the unrelenting beauty of the Hawaiian Islands. They capture small moments, sections of my mind, that have been impressed with the allure of Hawaiian life. 

Ko'olau
Ko'olau

The Ko'olau are exceptionally beautiful at sunset, when sun starts to dip low and there seems the be a fire behind them.

Refraction
Refraction

I'm entranced by the beauty large waves can produce when light refracts through them. This is an attempt to capture one of those amazing patterns of light.

Rainbow Bridge
Rainbow Bridge

Many of my paintings make use of gold leaf. This technique was often utilized in medieval art. I use the gold leaf in a similar way, to evoke a feeling of iconicism.

Abstract 1
Abstract 1

This is a study in motion and light. Here I'm looking at the way light flows through water and waves, and the similarity between that and paint on surfaces.

Abstract 2
Abstract 2

Here is a juxtaposition between form and motion and color and tone. Below we have softer, warm, cloud-like form and on top there is a solid large single brush stroke, cooler and more dynamic.

Rainbow Bridge in Haleiwa
Rainbow Bridge in Haleiwa

This is a second study using the iconic bridge in Haleiwa and the gold leaf to establish that iconicism.

Abstract 3
Abstract 3

This is a study of the waves, the sea, and how paint and texture contrast to give the viewer the impression of a water.

Diamond Head
Diamond Head
color study 9.jpg
waterfall.jpg
color study 1.jpg
koolau_night.jpg
tropical_fog.jpg
makai.jpg
Ko'olau Adorations #2
Ko'olau
Refraction
Rainbow Bridge
Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Rainbow Bridge in Haleiwa
Abstract 3
Diamond Head
color study 9.jpg
waterfall.jpg
color study 1.jpg
koolau_night.jpg
tropical_fog.jpg
makai.jpg
Ko'olau Adorations #2

My paintings are inspired by the unrelenting beauty of the Hawaiian Islands. They capture small moments, sections of my mind, that have been impressed with the allure of Hawaiian life. 

Ko'olau

The Ko'olau are exceptionally beautiful at sunset, when sun starts to dip low and there seems the be a fire behind them.

Refraction

I'm entranced by the beauty large waves can produce when light refracts through them. This is an attempt to capture one of those amazing patterns of light.

Rainbow Bridge

Many of my paintings make use of gold leaf. This technique was often utilized in medieval art. I use the gold leaf in a similar way, to evoke a feeling of iconicism.

Abstract 1

This is a study in motion and light. Here I'm looking at the way light flows through water and waves, and the similarity between that and paint on surfaces.

Abstract 2

Here is a juxtaposition between form and motion and color and tone. Below we have softer, warm, cloud-like form and on top there is a solid large single brush stroke, cooler and more dynamic.

Rainbow Bridge in Haleiwa

This is a second study using the iconic bridge in Haleiwa and the gold leaf to establish that iconicism.

Abstract 3

This is a study of the waves, the sea, and how paint and texture contrast to give the viewer the impression of a water.

Diamond Head
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