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Four works – Tova Gabriel

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Tova Gabriel

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Tova Gabriel 3

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Tova Gabriel, fine artist and writer speaks about her art:

Tova portrait copy“I try not impose my preconceptions, but coax them forth from The Creative Source. The paintings tell me a story as I paint them. ie, ‘This is me surviving a crisis, but oh look!  Not only are rocks falling, but birds are appearing!’

“I am not beyond begging Van Gough to help me with a sky. Painting is much like dreaming and sometimes the dreams get weird and the paintings have to go away for a while, but once I am fully immersed in the process,  I am free of my suffering.

“Sometimes I begin with a tissue paper collage, or a painted collage, and then look until i see something concrete to work into.  Some come from photos I take, some from real life.  My process starts with not knowing and often includes going through a tunnel of darkness towards a mere pinpoint of inspiration. It is enormously challenging as well as rewarding.  Painting does not come easily to me.”

Untitled Still Life- Tova Gabriel

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Untitled Still Life, Tova Gabriel

Tova portrait copyTova Gabriel, fine artist and writer speaks about her art:

“I try not impose my preconceptions, but coax them forth from The Creative Source. The paintings tell me a story as I paint them. ie, ‘This is me surviving a crisis, but oh look!  Not only are rocks falling, but birds are appearing!’
“I am not beyond begging Van Gough to help me with a sky. Painting is much like dreaming and sometimes the dreams get weird and the paintings have to go away for a while, but once I am fully immersed in the process,  I am free of my suffering.

“Sometimes I begin with a tissue paper collage, or a painted collage, and then look until i see something concrete to work into.  Some come from photos I take, some from real life.  My process starts with not knowing and often includes going through a tunnel of darkness towards a mere pinpoint of inspiration. It is enormously challenging as well as rewarding.  Painting does not come easily to me.”

Abundance- Gwen Toma

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Abundance- Gwen Toma

Gwen TomaThis pastel by long time friend and artist Gwen Toma is titled “abundance”. It reminds us that Nature is ever ready to supply us with our needs. It is we that must still ourselves and listen to the cues that she is ever giving. I love the sunflowers!

Lilac Valley -Dan Brown

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

This painting was inspired by a dream that Dan had in which he saw a valley filled with lilacs. We love the distance and the sense of space in this painting.

Lilac Valley

Prints available at www.danielbrownart.com

La Canada Road -Dan Brown

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

This painting is reminiscent of a joyful evening in the blissful astral realm. There is always the unseen presence of something etherial and divine in Dan’s work. This is a favorite!

La Canada Road

Prints available at www.danielbrownart.com

Dusk -Dan Brown

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

We have known Dan Brown for over 40 years and admire his ability to put into words and through paint  that which is most difficult to express. Here we are treated to a pastoral landscape that would be the perfect illustration to Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony.

Dusk

Prints sold out

A Northern View -Dan Brown

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Daniel A. Brown has a unique way of seeing nature. He presents this serene and verdant landscape with its single tree in a way that floods the canvass with light and well-being, suggesting tranquility and universal harmony.

A Northern View

Prints sold out