|King has carefully studied the old
and modern masters from Cimabue and Masaccio to Goya, Turner, Degas
Preparing the foundation consumes most of his time for King meticulously
layers colors, glazes and shapes as sub strata for the five or ten
percent of the acrylic paint that floats on top and forms the finished composition.
The underpainting filters through to the surface creating depth and texture.
King's versatility and zest for life transforms everything he paints into
strong patterns of brilliant color. his subtle understanding of how
color, texture and paint interact is his stregnth.