Feelings On Fire: Rebirth

Born of an idea in June 2017, originally painted in July 2017, it was not completed until February 2018. The changes were inspired by the Thomas Fire; the devastation from the fire, smoke was overwhelming. Our beautiful Southern California land was blackened… trees crippled, trails gone, wildlife gone. Thanks to some unexpected rain, green began to appear on the land and the hope began to appear in the people. For me, personally, it became a new beginning and my paintings since then have reflected a new energy and excitement.