Color and paint are all about experimentation for me. I am often surprised at the colors that look good together. After obsessing about pink and white for years - I was recently surprised to find that I love blue and orange together. With lots of white, of course.
I paint in much the same way as I arrange objects. I love stark geometric forms, as well as swirls and pops of light. My apartment and my canvases dialogue with each other. They are dynamic, never the same. I actually start moving around objects before I start a canvas.
Here is a recent painting using turquoise, pink and orange. It took me forever to mix these colors - just couldn't get them right. The turquoise is right - I wanted a more blue- teal turquoise, not a mint green turquoise. The orange is not quite right though. I've also incorporated what seem to be recurring themes in my paintings of late: auras, angels, halos, movement.
Untitled, 24" x 30", 2007, acrylic and marker on canvas.
See more of my paintings at my flickr set.