The second in a series of sculpted figurative mixed media pieces. Layers of oil paint, epoxy resin, hand cut glitter, joint compound, low fire clay, opalescent pigments and real crystals.
Journeys of Women 2018 exhibit
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 Encaustic – “Plume Peaks”
The latest encaustic is inspired by a plume agate I purchased online. It is such a beautiful agate, I plan on having it turned into a necklace. “Plume Peaks” 29 x 25
Reception June 7th, 2018 Cindy Saadeh Fine Art
Next Thursday from 5 -7pm is my reception at Cindy Saadeh Fine Art. Come out and see my newest works. THU, JUN 7 AT 5 PM June Sip and Stroll with Susan McClelland Cindy Saadeh Fine Art · Kingsport, TN
New works, New Medium
This is my first attempt with cold wax. It is a wax paste that you blend with oil colors and apply with a pallet knife. I really like the feel of this medium and it is great when you don’t want to heat up the studio with encaustic. These were taken from photographs I took on my trip to Greece …
Second New Work of 2018 “Aussie Opal”
This has been a fun piece to work on with so much sculpting. I have been experimenting for a while with using epoxy resin as a sculptural element. I pour tinted resin in stages, using a sponge brush to place it only where I want it. After drying over night, I come back with another layer in a different shape …
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 …
FRAG Art Bizarre December 2017
6 new small encaustics ready for the upcoming FRAG Art Bizarre happening this Saturday December 9, 2017 from 6 til 11 at the Model City Center in downtown Kingsport, TN. These are 6 x 6 and 5 x 7. Taken from local blue ridge mountain landscapes. They are clockwise from top right: “Deep Valley I”, “Deep Valley II”, “Blue Fall …
Journeys of Women V
Coming up next week, the opening reception for Journeys of Women V Art Show at the McKinney Center in Jonesborough, TN. So proud to have 2 pieces that were juried in. Open to the public from September 8 thru September 16. Come out and see my work!
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.