The voice of the sea

“The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering, clamouring, inviting the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of contemplation. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.” – Kate Chopin (The Awakening) Oil painting “The wave”…

The perfection of the whole

It is truly exceptional the way new ideas can cross your mind… Someday you go for a walk, you see a leaf falling from a tree, and that is it. “Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of…

Be like the bird

“Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings” – Victor Hugo Drawing of a juvenile Caspian Tern from Penguin Island, Australia

Silence

“In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth” – Mahatma Gandhi. Painting of Lighthouse in Crete, Greece

The Kiss

        Dos rojas lenguas de fuego que a un mismo tronco enlazadas se aproximan y, al besarse, forman una sola llama.   Dos notas que del laúd a un tiempo la mano arranca, y en el espacio se encuentran y armoniosas se abrazan.   Dos olas que vienen juntas a morir sobre…

New life for an old palette

“View of Cape Palos from La Manga beach, Spain” . . I couldn’t think of a better use for an old palette. I wanted to keep the remainders of dry painting that became different paintings once, to create a texture as a basis for this new oil. And I chose a special seascape that brings me…