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Music and the Tree of Life

A few years ago, I had the amazing opportunity to paint several pieces for a famous musician's local restaurant. The colorful food and prints by artists who've created his album covers were to be in the spotlight, while my work was to add texture and pattern in a neutral palette incorporating a list of about his music. Hm, it seemed daunting at first but I decided to jump in without question and see what might happen... [caption id="attachment_3865" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="I started by making canvases from salvaged plywood and hollow-core doors. For the largest piece- I combined two of Carlos' favorite symbols, the Tree of Life and Rose, to create a painting that represented ever expanding Life and Love."][/caption] [caption...

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