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)
The green one has 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
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
Petit bateau s’en va sur l’eau,
flotte, flotte sur les flots.
The ephemera: vintage atlas maps, antique bank receipt
The found objects: 2 franc coin from 1944
Size: 6 inches by 5 inches
Starry, Starry Night, paint your palette blue and gray….
The ephemera: vintage atlas maps, vintage atlas image of the moon, handmade paper.
Size: 7 inches by 7 inches
After 40 days at sea, the waves turned into dessert sands. Ulysses was perplexed. Had he struck land or was this another trick of the Gods?
The ephemera: vintage atlas maps, vintage receipt.
The found objects: antique watch movement.
Size: 5 inches by 6 inches
From the deepest ocean to the starry skies and all the special places in between, I will navigate the fair weather and the storms of this life with you.
A wedding gift for a dear friend Jenny. 🙂
The ephemera: vintage atlas maps, antique letters and receipts, vintage stamps.
The found objects: tiny vintage globe, small vintage flag, tiny heart charm, tiny pewter star
Size 24 by 30 inches