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I am a Northern California artist, illustrator and writer who really hopes to understand the Big Meaning of it all before my time here is up. Here I share my observations, musings and images related to that quest.
My paintings tell universal stories, and are inspired by the literature of humankinds’ patterns: fairy tale, myth, and journeys of all types. This is the literature that has always expressed the questions, the wonder, the humor, the obstacles, and the deep similarities “between me and thee.”
With my pencil, paint and words, I aim for images and phrases that will match the feeling of a story, archetype or just the “word of the week.” This feels very much like dancing with a partner—one who patiently, invisibly, leads the way. Sometimes it’s a dance that moves easily and gracefully, sometimes not.
I have danced with Art since my first delicious box of fat crayons. He never steps on my toes and he’s always given me another chance when I’ve stepped on his…
Please visit www.susansorrellhill.com to see more of my work.
Vist my Etsy Shop for available original watercolors here.
A 2015 interview with Artspan.com’s curator on the subject of fairytale imagery in my work here.
“Interviews and Features” posts here on my blog: here.
Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast blog interview here.
“View from My Studio” post is here.