Faith Taylor's latest series of floral abstracts are highly process-driven and created over a number of steps. She begins by layering acrylic paint to establish the energy and flow of the painting, and then uses crayons and paint sticks to add shapes and define specific colors. Faith then applies heavy layers of oil paint, occasionally drawing through the wet paint with the end of a brush or other studio tools. The resulting piece is lively and leaves a nice space for the imagination to fill in the details of the scene.

- Faith Taylor

The Path Less Traveled

Acrylic paint, oil paint, oil stick, crayon on stretched canvas
Finished edges
Varnished and Ready to hang

Signed on front and back

60" h x 48" w x 1.5" d
14 lbs. 4 oz.



Faith Taylor
Valencia, California

Getting to Know Faith

Faith Taylor began her career as a self-taught mural artist in Los Angeles during the late 1980s. She was commissioned to paint over 2,000 murals in homes and businesses across Southern California before switching to canvas 14 years ago. Currently, Faith’s guiding inspiration is the concept of a far-off horizon. She finds hope and comfort in looking to the distance, to the future. “Horizons inspire me,” the artist says. “I find depth comforting as it not only gives my eyes a place to wander, but my mind a place to go and relax or explore.” Faith creates depth in her oil paintings by applying multiple layers of oil paint and glazes, waiting for days in between to allow the paint to dry. Faith's methodical layering technique is reflected in the patient and thoughtful mood of her artwork. The muted, earthy palette she employs encourages the viewer to meditate on each painting, gazing deeply to the abstracted horizon line.