Description The Eastern horizon glows gold then pink; the blue sky begins roll back like scroll. There's ice on the windshields parked on every curb, in every driveway. The city park is quiet as this heat of the sun turns the frost into misty clouds swirling toward heaven. Robins soon begin to bounce across the playground lawn, listening for its prey. Robin stops abruptly; listens. The worm that moves is breakfast; that quick!
Richard Thomas, Santa Rosa Member Since June 2009 Artist Statement I was born Richard Thomas 70+ years ago in Southern California. Art has always been my passion, especially painting with acrylics, oils or water color. As well as drawing. Studied architectural drafting and design at San Bernardino Valley Junior College between 1968 and 1970.
By June of 2004, Richard Thomas retired from the retail meat cutting trade. After all my chores were done at home I started another career working in a local camera shop to supplement my retirement income. There I discovered another art form - painting with light. Digital photography makes it incredibly simple to capture the beauty of God's creation. The first thing God created was light. Without light there is no color. God is light and in Him there is no darkness.