Michelle Randle; (MRandle), paints intuitive, expressive portraits in oil and acrylic with a capricious flair. Utilizing a wide variety of pigments, ranging from coral, salmon, rust, and fuschia to various shades of blue, indigo, lilac, and navy, Michelle thickly applies the paint to the canvas producing an effect of optimum texture and sheen. Leaving all semblance of the real behind, Michelle's paintings are perilously loose, sensuous and evocative. Occasionally one sees a subtle references to traditional landscape painting and the natural environment of her Canadian homeland. Whether using long sweeping gestures or light repetitive flourishes, Michelle's work possesses the spontaneous quotient of music or dance. Dark and somber landscape, sumptuous, gleaming folds of colour and rotund swelling blossoms bear metaphysical import when translated into Michelle's moving visual language, something the viewer will instantly desire to fully apprehend.