She steered her little family through many a storm. She guided them through the rough weather and calm waters with love and compassion always staying true to her values.
A special gift for my sister Sandra with much love.
the boats representing her family
each sail represents a special place
The ephemera: original atlas maps and star charts, original antique letters, receipts and charts.
Size : 22 by 30
Había una vez un barco chiquito
Había una vez un chiquito barco Había una vez un barco chiquito Tan chiquito, tan chiquito, que no podía navegar
– Cepillin ( Ricardo Gonzalez)
one and three have sold 🙂
3 little boats 6 inches by 6 inches in floating frames…The Pacific Sail, the Ocean Sail and Green Sail
The ephemera: Original vintage maps, original vintage letters and documents, original vintage stamps
The found objects: Vintage watch faces and movements; vintage watch cogs; tiny pewter star
A trio of 8 by 10 encaustic mixed media collages feature vintage atlas waves.
The deep green waters soothed Monsieur’s soul. SOLD 😁
Trois Matelots SOLD 🙂
Trois petits matelots naviguent sur les flots.
Who was watching who?
The ephemera: original vintage maps and charts from the mid 20th century; natural history illustration of a whale; old letters and receipts from the 1800s; vintage stamps.
The found objects: antique watch faces and mouvements.
These pieces will be available at my up-coming studio tour and sale April 23, 24, 25 10 to 5. See
http://www.cowichanartisans.com for map and details.
A triptych of Encaustic Map Wave Pieces. 7.5 by 12 inches each.
All three have SOLD 😁
The Wind is Up
The Wind was up so they set sail and headed off for adventure
The Wind is Up The Sailor
The Sailor went to Sea to see what he could see.
The Sailor The Fleet
The fleet headed home to the safety of the harbour.
The ephemera: original vintage atlas maps and charts, old letters, bills, receipts, vintage stamps.
The found objects: antique watch faces and watch movements.
The crow-conspirators were up to something….but what?
Crow-conspirators 10 inches by 10 inches 150 CAD
The ephemera: Map of the Heavens from 1930s; Photos of crows; vintage photo of girl.
Size 10 inches by 10 inches
She was striving to remain calm amidst the World wide turbulence.
Calm in the Storm 10 inches by 10 inches 150 CAD
The ephemera: Western Hemisphere Map 1950s; decorative paper; high quality reproductions of 19th century bird engravings; photo portrait credit pexels- breston kenya creative commons licence.
Encaustic Wax topcoat.
She started cooing and they flocked to her without hesitation.
“I am a pigeon whisperer” she laughed.
My little Pigeon CAD 150 Size 10 inches by 10 inches
The ephemera: Plan of Paris title page 1947; ledger page 1917; decorative paper; high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of pigeons; photo portrait credit pexels-ksenia chernaya creative commons license.
Encaustic Wax top coating.
Commissioned for dear friends Laura and Dawson. May you weather life storms together.
Heading into the Wind ; encaustic mixed media collage
The ephemera: Receipts from Béziers, Languedoc; vintage french stamp; vintage atlas maps of Laura’s favorite places: the Queen Charlottes, Tofino, the Philippines, the South of France ; Comox; Vancouver Island, the Coast of California.
The found object: antique watch works
Size: 6 inches by 12 inches
Summer by the seaside with brightly coloured beach huts ,ice creams, sandcastles and the unreliable British weather. What could be better?
Encaustic mixed media collage 6 inches by 12 inches.
Details of some of the original papers I used in this piece, a letter from 1917; a ledger page from 1916; a cancelled check from 1934; and snippet for a Paris guide 1947 listing les grands magasins.
Down by the sea, we dug for buried treasure, just you and me, we didn’t mind the weather.
Bathing Huts inspired by the seaside beach huts on the coast of England
The ephemera: original papers: 20th century vintage atlas maps; old papers from the 19th and 20th centuries..receipts, adverts, dictionary pages,envelopes; ledger pages; original vintage labels, tickets and stamps; old board game numbers; three natural history images of gulls.
Size: 12 inches by 24 inches on wooden cradle.
Medium: Encaustic Mixed Media Collage