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 …

Susan McClellandNew Mixed Media Piece – “Chrysocolla Calm”

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 …

Susan McClellandExciting new Mixed Media piece!

FRAG Art Show

This past Saturday December the 3rd was the 31st annual FRAG Holiday Art Show in Kingsport, TN. FRAG stands for Fringe Art Group and is made up of local artists who’s work is more Avant-Garde–(‘noun. 1. the advance group in any field, especially in the visual, literary or musical arts, whose works are characterized chiefly by unorthodox and experimental methods’). …

Susan McClellandFRAG Art Show

“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 …

Susan McClelland“Nautilus Reborn” – New Mixed Media

New Encaustic. “Turquoise Topography”

Excited about this new piece. I searched for months to find the perfect frame. I wanted it to be a wide, black frame that would create a spotlight and make “Turquoise Topography” really pop off the wall. At 20 x 24 inches, the frame truly enhances the smaller encaustic and give it more importance. I ordered a professional grade spray …

Susan McClellandNew Encaustic. “Turquoise Topography”

FRAG (FRinge Art Group) Holiday Art Show in Kingsport, TN

Coming up on December 3, 2016 from 6pm to 11 is the 31st Annual FRAG Holiday Bizarre and Art Show! I will have a showing of several of my more unusual pieces. This show is invitation only but all you have to do to get on the guest list is message me. Your name will be added to the list at the …

Susan McClellandFRAG (FRinge Art Group) Holiday Art Show in Kingsport, TN

Goodbye to “Opal Landscape”- Encaustic

It is with happiness and a touch of sadness that I announce the sale of “Opal Landscape”. One of my first attempts at a large Encaustic, this was one of those “OMG moments”. That moment when you finish a piece that is one step up from all the others before. This piece , after hours of studying the opal that …

Susan McClellandGoodbye to “Opal Landscape”- Encaustic

“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 …

Susan McClelland“Stone Lace I” . Newest mixed media.

Another one SOLD!

SOLD! “Blue Morning III” at Weigands Fine Art and Furniture Gallery in Galax, VA. Stop by and check out my other works. More landscapes to come. Thanks Katie!

Susan McClellandAnother one SOLD!