Nancy says, “I’ve spent much of my working career applying visual arts to practical problems—as graphic designer for paying clients and as pro bono designer for children’s advocacy and church organizations. These paintings are art I do for myself.
“Acrylics are a delightfully diverse medium. Apply them thin as a wash or thick as modeling paste. Apply in layers—for instance, adding complementary colors successively to yield complex color patterns. Blot, wipe, scrunch, splatter. Acrylic glazes are a versatile way to incorporate the textures, shapes, and colors of found objects into a painting.
“I am fascinated with leaves. As stamps, masks, and appliqués, leaves find their way onto many of my paintings.”