I believe… color brightens our lives.
Brushstrokes should be wild and not restricted.
I tame a white canvas with a brush full of orange paint.
We all have walls that are hungry for a painting.
A painting can be the good friend you haven’t met yet.
I believe… sunrises, sunsets and ocean waves need to be watched.
Cerulean blue, dark purple and coral pigment play well together.
My favorite mountain is the one in front of me.
I believe… a shirt becomes real when there is paint on it.
Mondays are best in front of the easel.
I believe… everyone can paint. Do a little bit every day.
Failures mark the path to big breakthroughs.
Start each day by gazing at a painting that brings you joy.
A painting can inspire you to have a better day.
We should all #paintwildly using brush or pen or words.
You are unique!
Come into the studio and smell the paint.
Let Raven share her love of painting with you.
I traded in my 8-5 job
for the opportunity to stand in front of an easel and mix paint every day.
Best decision I ever made.
You can see my paintings at these galleries:
The Alaska House Art Gallery
1003 Cushman Street
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 (907) 456-6449
Stephan Fine Arts
939 West 5th Ave.
Anchorage, Alaska 99501 (907) 274-5009
Connections with my patrons are important to me.
Your feedback and encouragement keeps my brush fueled and painting wildly.
“I am enjoying it. It’s on the wall beside my kitchen. It is so dreamy and Alaskan.” -T.C.
“I love your painting on my wall” -C.C.
“I love falling into it – over and over again.” -M.B.
“I fell in love with that painting. I get many compliments on it.” – D.K.
“Our painting is proudly displayed and we walk by it many times a day. It sure is part of us!! We are so enjoying our painting!” -L.E.
“We get so many compliments on our painting.” -J.P.
“They love your painting. It was so much fun to give it to them.” – B.S.