Janis Doucette

The natural world is phenomenal and so much of the man-made world – our architecture, our cities – are stunning accomplishments. They exist hand in hand in both beautiful expressions and sometimes disastrous manifestations.
Our entire existence with the natural and the invented is intertwined – each dependent on the other, even as my art evolves, each breathing in the wake of the other.
Surface design is one aspect of the process that I love. I thoroughly enjoy the play with color, value and construct, particularly the improvisation which starts with one thing, an idea, a glimpse of a vision, perhaps something that captures my eye for a moment in time and it grows organically. I become focused on whatever piece I’m working on and follow my muse to find my way.

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