Gold Dusted

  This piece started out as some lovely ridged texture surrounding a constellation of metal embellishments that I had played around with until I found a combination that appealed to me.   The texture on top is glass bead gel and beneath is soft gel gloss, both by Golden.   Despite the name, it originally …

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  Like the Glow Forest, this piece started life in my early morning waking-up dream mind.   I had been trying to figure out how to incorporate Pebeo Moon paints into my art, and in the morning I woke up dream-creating a fan-shape figure filled with Moon’s special effects. Later that day, I tried to …

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Three Crosses

  This piece is one of my favorites, especially because it was extremely intuitive. No step was thought out in advance; it all just “flowed”.   It began as a little paint doodle, if there is such a thing:   That black stuff is micaceous iron oxide — it feels like fine sandpaper. Awesome — …

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Two Moon Cross

  I really enjoyed making this piece, and was able to “flow” and be pretty much non-judgemental the whole way through, just letting it be whatever it turned out to be. 😀   I started playing on the canvas with some clear acrylic mediums by Golden. The two round silver “moons” just seemed to fit …

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