Still on view until September 10th , two mixed media pieces that were juried into the Journeys of Women 2018 art show at the McKinney Center in Jonesborough, TN. 40% of sales go to transform the lives of low-income women and girls in East Tennessee. “Aussie Opal” and “A Boulder Landscape” both mixed media.
New Work 2018 “Opal in Black”
I’ve been working on this piece since November. I finished it about a month ago but because of the recent severe cold snap, I have been unable to finish the frame. My studio is wood heated so spraying any flammable substance isn’t possible. The short warm spell last week allowed me to spray the frame flat black. This piece is …
Opal Madness Series I #2
The second in this series of opals. 6 layers of oil paint, epoxy resin, hand cut glitter and pearl powder pigment. Really nice iridescence. Love how this piece changes as you view it from different angles.
Newest mixed media piece “Blood Agate”. Taken from an agate found at the Spruce Pine Gem and Mineral Show, Spruce Pine, NC. Beautiful reds and blacks in this piece. I added hand cut glitter to add some interest. Multi layers of oil paint and epoxy resin. Difficult control of epoxy. One of my best!
Exciting New Mixed Media Piece!
“Pearls of the Cave” . I really had fun with this new mixed media painting. I love sculpting and being able to mix painting and sculpture is the zenith of my work for me. Taken from an old photo of cave pearls which are spherical stalactites formed on the watery floor of a cave. I used low fire clay, joint …
“Mossy Plume” Newest Mixed Media Work
Lovely Plume Agate found at the Spruce Pine Gem and Mineral Show last summer. The layering turned out especially nice on this one. The colors are calm and muted. “Mossy Plume” 14.5 inches tall by 17.5 inches wide with the frame.
New Mixed Media Piece – “Chrysocolla Calm”
I found this lovely stone at the Spruce Pine Gem and Mineral show this past summer. I was drawn to the beautiful blue greens and the subtle veining. I added some natural aqua colored stones, Wax Metallic in Patina color and hand cut glitter to ramp up the texture a bit! The soft , soothing colors lead me to call …
Exciting new Mixed Media piece!
Introducing my newest mixed media piece taken from an agate found at the Spruce Pine, NC Gem and Mineral Show. I added gold leaf to give it an extra shine. With this piece I get even closer to the vision I have , the perfection I am striving for. However, I am reminded of a quote by my greatest influence …
“Nautilus Reborn” – New Mixed Media
Love this new Mixed Media piece I just finished framing. I call it “Nautilus Reborn” 15.5 x 18.5 with the frame. It is 2 layers of Epoxy Resin and oil paint. My inspiration was a nautilus fossil I found at the Gem and Mineral show in Spruce Pine, NC. The shabby chic frame came from the Tobacco Barn Antiques in …
“Stone Lace I” . Newest mixed media.
SOLD! “Stone Lace I”. First in a series of agates created by layering oil paint, sculpting paste and epoxy resin. Love this look and plan on more in this series. The layering process along with shadowing produces the desired depth. I invite everyone to examine all my work up close. See the details that I do when I magnify each …
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