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My watercolors are inspired by surrealism, the murky greyscale of vintage portrait photography, and the visceral technique of urban art. With color & juxtaposition of symbolic imagery I let the paint tell its own story. I'm a California based artist with a Bachelors Degree in Visual Art living in Pasadena.

This watercolor portrait series began in October 2012 after many years of study and patience waiting for the right medium and subject matter to find its way into my life. Before discovering my passion for painting portraits I expanded my fine art training in the fields of interior design, visual merchandising and jewelry design.

I find inspiration & success in unexpected combinations, broken rules, & curious mixtures of the old & the new; these themes have followed me throughout my youth, education and professional life and continue spark…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 7
  • Joined September 17, 2011

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Graphite, arches paper, watercolor pans, squirrel hair brushes, kneaded erasers

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About

My watercolors are inspired by surrealism, the murky greyscale of vintage portrait photography, and the visceral technique of urban art. With color & juxtaposition of symbolic imagery I let the paint tell its own story. I'm a California based artist with a Bachelors Degree in Visual Art living in Pasadena.

This watercolor portrait series began in October 2012 after many years of study and patience waiting for the right medium and subject matter to find its way into my life. Before discovering my passion for painting portraits I expanded my fine art training in the fields of interior design, visual merchandising and jewelry design.

I find inspiration & success in unexpected combinations, broken rules, & curious mixtures of the old & the new; these themes have followed me throughout my youth, education and professional life and continue spark imagination in my continuing artistic growth as an emerging artist.

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