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