Mike Underwood is an established professional that has been creating fine art paintings for decades. He studied design and painting at West Valley College in Saratoga California. After many years working as a graphic artist he began to realize his true love of actually working with his hands. Originally creating paintings with acrylics and airbrush was satisfying but was also a frustrating experience dealing with clogged tools and paint masks. Now, finally, it has has become clear that working with brushes, knives and the rich vibrant colors of oil paint is his true calling. His most recent series combines his love of music with painting.