Colour by Loretta
Fine Art by Loretta Golby / Davies
We are born in simple purity
As the texture of our life unfolds
Life stains leave their markings
Unrelenting, joy, sorrow, hurt and hope
Each stain an unique colour and form
That seeps into our inner soul
Leaves its pattern outwardly
Bright and visible, subtle and faded
We bear these stains throughout life
Lightly, heavily, internally, externally
They colour and shape our life alone
Till we depart pure again
24 x 30 Mixed Media on Panel Board
My Artist journey started as an outlet from the computer industry in 1990. It started with stained glass during the long winter evenings in Edmonton Alberta with another friend that had taken up stained glass. I started with a design from Carolyn Kyle Inside the Secret Garden — taking approximately 2 years of evenings here and there over the long winter months. This piece hangs in my house today. Over the years, I have done many more stained glass pieces and taken up fused glass, jewellery making, vessel sinks and lamp shades.
My painting journey includes Alcohol Inks, Oils, and most recently Acrylics. A good portion of my work is on the website, some is available for sale as an original or as a print in any size you like. I have always loved trying new things, especially if color is involved and how I can use it to express how I see color, objects, or my world.
I believe that ART – Glass, Photography, paintings, etc, should reflect the person receiving / purchasing the art work, thus I think each piece should be for “them”. Art should be enjoyed as functional or beautiful to look at. Each person in this world is unique and I feel art is the same. Each piece should have a story that goes with it and an owner.
A good portion of my work is on the website, some is available for sale as an original or as a print in any size you like. Please contact me for custom orders, additional questions or prints.
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