The Art of Daniel Ambrose
Wild an Free
Seven For a Secret
To Sleep, To Dream
The paintings of Daniel Ambrose are renowned for their extraordinary luminosity and remarkable power to evoke a sacred sense of place. A master in the historic medium of egg tempera, Daniel’s coastal and pastoral landscapes bring beauty and peace to our busy lives. Read Daniel’s journal and explore the painting galleries to find inspiring stories and beautiful art to enrich your life.
“Find what you love, and make it yours.” – Daniel
Last January, my daughter called at twilight wanting to know the name of a bright star. Venus, I replied. The evening star. I was in the process of reworking a painting with Venus in it that I wrote about in Before I Sleep. Our conversation brought to mind an egg...
I lean my back against a sun-warmed rock and feel the heat leak into my bones. Just breathe. Just leave me here, scattered among relics of the sea; purple mussel shells, golden kelp and speckled granite. Slake my thirsty soul with saltwater, and shake my body out...
Sometimes words are too shadowy to describe the luminous spectrum of life experiences. When words fail, all that remains is the profound beauty of silence. The need to express the ineffable existed in humans long before we invented the written word. We communicated in...