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 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.
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
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
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.
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
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 had begun to blow….and yet they were still in denial.
The winds of change
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
Posted in art, collage, encaustic collage, map art, west coast art |
Tagged atlas waves, climat change, globe, ocean, ocean theme, paper boats, social commentary |
Il était un petit navire, il était un petit navire,
Il était un petit navire
qui savait na- na- naviguer,
ohé ohé SOLD 😁
naviguer sur les flots
The ephemera: vintage atlas maps and charts, old letters, vintage postage stamps
The found objects: a tiny globe
Size: 18 inches by 24 inches