A painter continually searches for the lowest common denominator. The single ‘word’ or brushstroke that will convey meaning in themost economic fashon. The symbols or marks the painter chooses can never be the actual landscape, but they can communicate the same emotion and serve as an analogy to the impression. - Mitchell Albala
Choosing custom work
It was wonderful reconnecting with Jenny, an old friend from university and catch up on where we were at in life. I was so happy to hear about the newest chapter in her life - graduating from professional school and moving to downtown Toronto to work at a high profile Canadian company. It was here that she reached out and asked if I could create something for her to hang above her bed facing the waterfront.
Of course I was thrilled. Since she wasn’t sure if she wanted something that already existed from my Instagram or something created just for her, we talked about what she had in mind. After discussing that she wanted a landscape painting based on her travels,