Chelsea Dicksion's Profile
I am a person who is inspired by nature, art and life. As a horticulturist who works closely with the plant world, I am often confronted daily by the beauty that nature beholds. We are a species that can thoughtfully appreciate life in all its unique eccentricities and express this in various forms through art.
Watercolor is a medium, which allows me to express nature in playful ways. Landscapes, both terrestrial and under water dominate my artwork because they express the most elemental environments from which life has sprung.
The use of color plays an important part in my art. What my eyes perceive in nature does not dictate the colors that I will use to convey the essence of my subject. Trees are rarely green and the sky is rarely blue. The important thing is that the essence of nature is still intact. Through contingencies of evolution, we see certain colors...
- Joined January 25, 2011