How do your pieces come to life? Tell us one interesting thing about your creative process?
"Creating abstract art allows me to freely express my creative spirit with imagination not bound by reality. Through the use of color, movement, textures, and shapes; my abstracts come to life. I create with brushes, palette knives and often just my fingers using oils and acrylics. I paint on small to very large canvases (72” x 72”). I love the free-flowing movement of abstracts. It is my inner voice.
The process itself is simple. Once I select a few colors, the influence of Red (strength, passion and spirit) takes over.
The actual composition of the work usually evolves to music: blues, rock n roll, alternative or anything soulful and energetic. Music has always been a huge part of my life and painting to the rhythms, especially the blues, helps quiet my mind and release the creative spirit.
I paint intuitively which means I don’t choose the content, it chooses me. I can definitely say my best creations are when I let my hands do the talking.
The result is a complex layering, a blending of colors expressed in dynamic and fluid brush strokes that convey my art.
My style is simple: no rules.
DREAM. BELIEVE. CREATE. SUCCEED."
Strokes by Red - Red (Linda Harrison)