Blaire Wheeler’s work is a balance of different styles. She has been influenced by the abstract expressionist movement. Recent work is a balance of abstraction and realism. The compositions are created from life, memories, or photographs. She begins with a subject and then allows the reactive marks to guide him through the painting process, leading to an abstracted image.
A finished painting consist of many layers of oil paint. The foundation is created with blended soft brushwork. She uses a variety of techniques to apply more gestural marks. A palette knife is used.