As you view my pages, you might notice that
my paintings are inspired by the beauty of Hawai'i. One might
describe my paintings as "stylized realism."
paintings range from
a simple representation of
flora and fauna to paintings
that tell a simple
Others are combinations of
different images or bits and pieces of paintings that I have done in the past.
enjoy the challenge of creating new subjects and designs while staying in
the tropical genre.
The actual painting process that I use
involves first, visualizing the finished piece, doing a detailed and free hand
drawing that sets the composition, while providing a guide line for applying the
watercolors. I build many layers until the painting tells me it's
My hope is that you will look at my work and feel in your heart the love, warmth and joy I have for this tropical paradise!
Please contact me ~ I'd love to hear from you!
Aunty Alice Martinez
Sometimes, I'll incorporate a geometric element into the composition using circles, rectangles and borders.