These media, used together, give the look of Encaustic
While painting on this canvas I did not have a subject in mind. I was more interested in the various mediums I kept applying so I would say I was working intuitively. As I progressed I began to notice circles appearing. I thought this must have something to do with my current life. My projects are many but never completed. I am running around in circles.
Earth Mother carries her child, her heart is gold and pumped with life blood; her womb surrounded by eggs signifies birth, creativity, new beginnings, creation. Her sea legs remind us of our beginnings in water.
The “Ancestry Series“ paintings was begun to explore native peoples’ symbols & their meanings. The artist used these to tell universal stories. Each painting is executed free-hand with the story evolving as the design emerges. Dots of paint are applied using a number of different tools- whatever works.