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oil + mixed medium 12 x 12”
“I must have flowers, always, and always. I owe everything as a painter to flowers”
― Claude Monet
SIERRA DANTE FINE ART Contemporary Abstract Artist Color - Light - Harmony- Flow - Line - Soul BOLD IMPRESSIONS
I am a pilgrim and daily painter, who seeks to unearth the treasures of each day. As I gather my thoughts as well as my paints, I discern my spiritual gifts with a prayer and a cup of tea. I approach each canvas with a sense of wonder, joy and enchantment. I'm intuitive and with each mark I allow my impressions to guide what I see.
Working in oils for over twenty years feels like being with an old friend. We know each other so well. Our conversations throughout the years have been soulful and I always look forward to the next one. We talk about many things, especially my impressions of how I see His Creation. Oftentimes, I am unable to put it...
"I dream of painting then I paint my dream." Van Gogh |
| ||Only the childlike retain the child’s gift of wonder. Wondering, we forget ourselves entirely, lost in what has provoked our awe. Wonder is the wellspring of praise.|
| ||So all of us who have had the veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord –who is the Spirit –makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image.|
| ||“The human heart is drawn by love.” “The soul is in God and God in the soul, just as the fish is in the sea and the sea in the fish.” “There is nothing we can desire or want that we do not find in God." "Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” St Catherine of Sienna|
| ||Enjoy vivid and colorful abstract flowers in your home all year and feel their positive effects.
Warm colors include red, orange, and yellow, and variations of those three colors. These are the colors of fire, of fall leaves, and of sunsets and sunrises, and are generally energizing, passionate, positive, and joyful.
Cool colors include green, blue, and purple are calming and harmonizing.
Green is a very down–to–earth color.|
| ||I am currently working on The Goddesses of Florida series which is my hip version of Roman Goddesses like Venus, Ceres and Diana. I wonder how these colorful goddesses would interact with the natural world in Florida. In celebration of life, these strong beauties get to protect, nurture and honor nature in ways I can only dream.|
BlogMe and Money ❤️Me and Monet ❤️I painted this portrait of Monet about 15-years ago. I wanted to paint just like him. I’m no Monet but I hope that he has left an impression in each one of my paintings.
ACA SPRING COLLECTION 2023
I’m an artist in this year’s collection, showing Florialis #212. Check it out and other amazing artists. Opening Night is 12 Aug 2023.
oil + mixed medium on canvas
diptych (2) 30 x 35”
Barn Renovation & Painting Big
Finally moved into the barn! It’s far from being fully renovated but I found a corner to paint BIG! Listen to a quick story about living on a country property in the Dordogne. I can hardly believe it’s our 8th summer here.
Good Morning Monet
Good morning Monet ❤️my hearts on fire with joy! Florialis 214 oil on canvas 18x18” sierradante.com
I've become more aware of being in the flow state more often. How do I know??? cuz my husband will accidently startle me while I'm in the "zone". We always have a good laugh even though I've probably lost a few years of my life from the jolt!
I keep a photo of Monet and Mother Mary near me in my art studio, along with a corkboard of things that bring me joy.