Restoration

Restoration

Regular price $40

"On one of our many family adventures while traveling to the East Coast, my sister snapped a photo as we were walking through West Virginia's woods. The light breaking through the trees in yellow streaks was so captivating that several years later I still recalled the image and decided to start painting it during my first art show at the Millbrae art and wine festival. I kept coming back to the painting afterwords to build the layers until I deemed it done. As I was working in the layers I felt the significance of the light breaking through the trees again... I couldn't quite grasp why, but the light that filtered softly through the sharp contrasting lines of the trees trunks kept reminding me of restoration...  Restoration is the act of returning something to a former condition of quality... of not letting the ware of time or pain or neglect dictate the quality and value overall...maybe it was both the gentleness and persistence of the shine...?"

 

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Restoration