My new series of blue paintings are directly tied to lifelong interests: travel, maps, water, landforms, light and movement while also confronting the lack of blue in previous work. The blue is mainly Phthalo Blue, which I felt was a very dominant color for a blue. I had never really worked with it and wanted to get some understanding of the color and to put it to use after it had been moved around in my timeline of studios since 2003. I am looking forward to seeing how it can be compatible with other colors, as anything can work with white, especially blue. Beyond that, these are sculpted paintings that are meant to feel good to the eye and to look good on a wall.