I can’t focus. I like to mix together a lot of things.
Most especially text from old books. Or entire pages.
I started this entire journey by tearing apart old dictionaries; I now have over a dozen. My current obsessions are an antique edition of Emily Post, a 1970s Intro to Philosophy, and didactic old children’s books.
“he looked at the sun”
Encaustic / mixed media. 4” x 6” handmade substrates.
Materials include torn vintage book paper, handmade paper with embedded plant material, cotton fabric, plaster, beeswax and damar resin encasutic medium, oil pastel.
This piece reflects my relationship to the the land and climate of the Idaho high desert.