Lynn Maverick Denzer is a San Antonio artist who paints, draws, or takes photos to inspire her work every day. Her intrigue with the visual mind has inspired her technique for creating images with a graceful and expressive drama. Since retiring from public secondary art teaching, she has created water colors and acrylics that show her technical skill and creative imagination. Her experience in teaching has opened up possibilities to use mediums such as collage, ceramic sculpting , 3-D constructions, and silver jewelry design
Besides majoring in art and English in college she has also sought out other types of art classes. Every new experience is just another layer to my art journey, says Lynn and she also still learns from the small classes and workshops she teaches to children's ages up to senior citizens.
For years, Lynn has worked in water color, because of the fluidity and variety of effects. This medium she travels with also, finding many beautiful and intriguing objects in nature and life. Her paintings are from memory and fantasy, Her themes vary from Japanese Tea Gardens, to the spirit of the Native Southwest, Western Lowland Gorillas, and recently from traveling to Hawaii and experiencing the wonder of the oceans color , sound and feel, dipping her paper in the salt water for her first experimental layer. Lynn has used experimental mediums such as the color of cactus tuna on wet water color paper, which produced images to or from her imagination.
Sitting at San Antonio's Japanese Tea Gardens photographing, sketching and painting in the morning sun was refreshing and she remembers her mother telling her about visits there as a child to see the Japanese children who lived there and playing amongst the flora , watching the pond life Her exhibit of paintings, which she named ' Moon in Pisces' watercolor group was on exhibit in April, 2012, at Highwire Art Gallery in San Antonio, Tx. and At Inspire on Fire. In 2013 at Highwire, and several exhibits since then are part of her portfolio. Lynn created and exhibited paintings of an interesting Western Lowland Gorilla family in a Zoo, romantically giving them exotic and ideal habitats . Lynn is intrigued with Ocean waves and what she sees in them, after her trip to Oahu and South Padre Island. Presently Lynn's original artwork and prints are at The Starving Artist Gallery in La Villita Historical Arts Village, and at The Jingu House Restaurant, at the Japanese Tea Gardens in San Antonio, Texas.
All images by Lynn Maverick Denzer copyrighted.