Watercolor paintings

GicaArt

I do not create art pieces to sell. I create them because I can and because I love doing it. Many people have said to me, "That piece speaks to me in a particular way. I would love to have this in my home". When they say that, I am happy to sell it because I know they will take from it all the joy and care I have put into it, that they will share it with their friends and family, and that something I have accomplished will live on for ages to come.

Lee Copen

I paint fleeting moments of beauty found in the landscape. It is not that beauty is rare, I believe the opposite is true, every moment is beautiful but it is also always changing. My art is an attempt at capturing that moment before it is gone.  I am especially inspired by skies, water and trees. I love to paint outside whenever possible, because all of your senses are involved in the experience.  In the studio I work from sketches and photographs. I paint with both oils and watercolors depending on my mood and the circumstances.