Inspired by Thiebaud pastry paintings, I fell in love with frosting my canvases before painting them and exploring which materials work in tandem with this material. The minimal bold lines and splashes of color have been my obsession of late.
"Bringing the gallery to the streets"
acrylic pait and fabric medium on jean and leather jackets
I paint peoples' bodies to help them feel more in tune with them. I love the process of becoming more embodied. I have met so many people that struggle to feel connected to their bodies and I love being able to foster that connection. You can see many more jacket paintings at marmaladeclothing.com
glass and wax make my body
tea candles hot wax mixed with acrylic paint and poured onto found glass
The process of glass and wax involved sitting down naked to draw my body, lighting and surrounding myself with tea candles, mixing the hot wax with acrylic paints and carefully pouring my image with hot molten colors. The result is a double image that can be viewed from both sides.
acrylic and oil on canvas