THE Griffith Observatory is likely the most recognizable monument in Los Angeles. I learned about it after watching the movie musical “La La Land” and decided to see it for myself. What is the most impressive aspect from this view is the linear perspective observed across the streets over a perfectly flat plane.
WAI-O-TAPU Is one of the most impressive natural wonders of New Zealand, located in the North Island near Rotorua City. It consists of numerous lakes and ponds with distinct colors due to its abnormally rich mineral content that make up this geothermal park.
IN the outskirts of Cusco, Peru, therein lies the Sacred Valley where ancient farming techniques use terraces to irrigate the mountainous terrain to produce potato, quinoa, and corn. To this day, workers use terraced flat pools to collect river streams rich in minerals. Water evaporates off the under the bright sunlight to yield some of the highest quality salt in the world. Workers tend the pools and manually collect the salt to bring back for purification and packaging for widespread use.
OIL ON CANVAS | 24″ x 36″ | December 21st, 2015 AERIAL view of Manhattan based on a photo I took last July at the top of the Empire State Building. Looking down upon the city made me think it … Continue reading →
OIL ON CANVAS | 24″ x 36″ | August 25th, 2014 SITUATED north of the Adriatic Sea lies the city of Rovinj. Rovinj is located on the Istrian Penninsula and remains a coveted destination by artists and romantics in Croatia.
OIL ON CANVAS | 24″ x 36″ | April 11th, 2014THE Marienplatz square located in Munich, Germany is named after the Mariensaule, a tower which features an ornate clock with life-sized moving figures from a medieval jousting tournament and “Schafflertanz” dance. The Gothic architecture made me think of these almost daunting steeples featured in Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” which inspired me to similarly stylize the sky.