I have been pretty busy of late. This should give you a little information about what I’ve been up to.

Jeanette Clawson Art

Draw the Circle Wide CompletedDraw the Circle Wide – Layers    $1,000   Mixed media collage on gessoboard        5-2017  30″ x 30″

The name of this collage is the chorus of a song we sing at the Unitarian Fellowship I attend. We sang it this summer while I was working on this mandala and it really fit with my vision for this piece. I regularly journal about things I’m grateful for, sometimes in a journal and sometimes in my art. So, on top of the collaged layers I did a variety of journaling and then included the eponymous lyrics.

For the next layer I used acrylic glazes to paint an iris on top of everything. I really wanted parts of all the pieces to be hinted at in the final product so I covered it with a large neutral glaze and used some hydrangea leaves as masks to keep some of the layers visible. Then I…

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