This piece is part of my Circle Series. One of my most spiritual paintings to date, “The Blue Portal” is all about channeling calmness in the midst of uncertainty. This piece, born after experiencing a traumatic loss, clearly represents the depth of personal emotions in the form of movement and saturated color. No matter what turbulent energy may be around, finding focus and elevation is key, and it starts from within. Using a palette knife, flat brushes and a mop brush with acrylic paint is what allows me to create depth, movement and flow.