Midtown

NYC, Acrylic on Canvas

This work began as an exercise in perspective. I began with a precise layout in pencil and began to apply paint. New York is a lively collection of concrete and brick skyscrapers that sits, surrounded by water. I didn't want a staid look to this painting, it needed to reflect the energy of the city. I abandoned precision and went for a lively sketch. I enjoyed the strong lines and loose application of paint-