I stumbled upon Samantha Keely Smith’s website and fell in love with her work. The subtle way she tries to combine realism with abstract by using color, brush strokes and thickness of paint allures you into her art pieces. A few of the pieces seem to fight for you to understand what exactly it is making you feel, yet you realize that is the concept of her work, feelings. So full of energy, soul, and expression, her pieces mesmerize you into a dream like state and in some ways put you in a trance where you want to explore each inch of the painting.
Here are a few of my favorite pieces: