Global Warming

The tides had turned

The Seas were on the rise

They ignored the warnings

They were in denial

Would choosing profit over the earth

Lead to their demise

The ephemera: Original atlas maps from the early 20th century

The found objects: Vintage Globe

Size: 24 inches by 36

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Sunset Sail

Her majesty demanded that they turn the water into wine for her sunset sail. “We are amused” she gaily declared as she sailed out to sea.

SOLD 🙂

encaustic collage
Sunset Sail

The ephemera: original vintage dictionary and atlas maps; original bank receipt 1939: original vintage atlas star chart

The found objects: tiny metal star; vintage tacks; vintage silk thread

Size: 6 inches square on wooden cradle

Encaustic Wax, Molding Paste; Cold Wax

Night Sail

As night fell and twilight slowly darkened the waves, they set sail for new adventures.

Night Sail : Encaustic Collage

The ephemera: Original vintage atlas maps; original antique letter and stamps; original vintage night time map of the earth

The found objects: tiny antique cloth flag; tiny vintage map pin

Size: 12 inches square on wooden cradle

The Winds of Change

The Winds of Change had begun to blow….and yet they were still in denial.

The ephemera: Original vintage atlas maps; original antique letters; original vintage stamps.

The found objects:  Vintage Globe reproduction of one from the 1700s; original antique tiny flags: tiny vintage pins.

Size: 20 inches by 30 inches

Studio Tour This Weekend

UPDATE: Wildly successful Studio Tour with wonderful engagements about making art in all its forms.. and bonus…21 Sales! Thank you to everyone who came out on a rainy Spring Weekend to play in the studio.

I am part of the Cowichan Artisans Studio Tour this weekend April 12, 13, 14 from 10 to 5.  Come out and see what we do.  Try your hand a making a paper boat with antique papers and vintage stamps.  Check out my new works.  Enjoy beautiful Maple Bay where my studio is located. Great spot for a walk on the beach or lunch at the pub.  Link to download map and brochure: https://www.cowichanartisans.com/

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Naviguer sur les Flots

Il était un petit navire, il était un petit navire,

Il était un petit navire

qui savait na- na- naviguer,

ohé ohé  SOLD 😁

 

mixed media collage

naviguer sur les flots

mixed media collage

side view

mixed media collage

artist hands

The ephemera: vintage atlas maps and charts, old letters, vintage postage stamps

The found objects: a tiny globe

Size: 18 inches by 24 inches

Jumbo Redhead

They sailed  the seven seas just to catch a glimpse of the elusive Jumbo Redhead.

She gave a graceful royal wave and a sly wink, before she glided off to the briny depths.

SOLD 😁

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The ephemera: original vintage atlas maps; high quality reproduction of natural history illustration of an octopus; original antique letters from the 1800’s: original vintage postal and food stamps

Size: 8 inches square

SOLD 🙂

 

Pieuvre flottante

La voilà qui se fait bercer par les vagues, tout doucement, lentement, calmement.  Elle a tout le temps qu’il lui  faut pour se laisser emporter par les flots.

Collage Art Works
Encaustic Collage

The ephemera: original vintage atlas and marine chart maps; high quality reproduction of natural history illustration of an octopus; reproduction of an antique clock face.

detail of waves covered in encaustic wax