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  …

Susan McClellandNew Work 2018 “Opal in Black”

Blood Agate

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!

Susan McClellandBlood Agate

“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