Beneath the surface
For me, layers of earth beneath the surface symbolize the part of our psyche that lies untouched...
I am captivated by the unknown world that lives beneath earth's surface. For me, these deep layers symbolize the part of our psyche that lies untouched. Could it be that we are always searching for a connection with what lies beneath?
Although I always start with an intended composition, the encaustic process is very intuitive allowing textures and forms to come spontaneously. I layer surfaces with encaustic paint, oil paint and embedded object, both manufactured and natural, to create an illuminated depth. Through this process I intuitively explore these depths...chasing the stories of what lies beneath the surface.