This Way

October 2016
1.5” wrapped canvas

Artist Statement

The branches are  going “this way,” and provide a juxtaposition of linear shapes that intersect with and contrast with the soft organic shapes of the cherry blossoms. The neutral palette of greys emphasizes the contrast of the white, side-lit blossoms with the dark branches and changing values in the background wall. The Impasto technique, with the thick layering of paint, also figures prominently in this composition.