I just want it to look real.
3″ x 3″
Mixed media on Mylar
I’ve been making the transition to being studio-less. This means I have to find mediums that don’t require me to spill chemicals all over myself. So far so good.
These works are small mixed media on Mylar and rag paper. 3″ x 3″
What can I say. I gold leafed everything. Remember how Alexander Calder said that whole “when in doubt paint it red.” thing? That’s me and gold. Once I figured out how to get it on objects rather then just in my hair, I became obsessed with putting it on everything. Can’t stop, won’t stop.
When is a tryptic done? Is it when you’ve looked at the same image for so long that you want to destroy it? Because then this is done.
Here’s a large image of the final panel.
Turns out gold leaf doesn’t photograph so well. (Someday my friends, I will figure out the trick to getting an accurate photo of gold.) But that is what the final peach is made of.
Step two of making a tryptic – make the second panel.
Look who got their hands on some gold leaf….