Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Universal Goddess

This original mixed media painting has many layers, and great textural effects.
Done on wrap canvas 16 x 20 inches with 1 1/2 inch border.
The sensual movement of the body reaching for the universe holding the sun in one hand and the moon in the other symbolize the masculine and feminine energy , yin and yang.
It is a symbol of opposites, which are part of one another.
When we realize that there is no separation, then our mind becomes more spacious,
We acquire a greater clarity about ourselves and our connection with the rest of the universe.

For sale at my etsy!

Mariette xox

Monday, June 29, 2009

These are my latest art.
The first two are expressive mixed media done on 140 lbs Fabriano acid free watercolor paper with an acrylic glaze 7 x 9 1/2. Available at my Etsy
The next one is an ancient relief technique done on wrapped canvas. 10" x 10"
Some camara glare may show; but not part of art
Titles >1. Connexions 2. Surprise 3. Three Flowers


Saturday, June 27, 2009

Fabric Collage Postcard

These are my latest creations . I enjoy making these fabric collage postcard.
I used an image transfer with gel medium on the first one, which is the focal point. It's surround by material scrap, which I randomly sew . A few stars adorn the sky.
The second is a vintage photo printed on material using Digital grounds, and a bit of Angel fibers to the left of the card.
These postcards can be frame as small piece of art on an easel, or give to someone.
More to come, and will be on sale at my Etsy shop.

Mariette xox

Friday, June 26, 2009

Homemade Styrofoam Stamps

Check out my blog on Homemade Styrofoam Techniques.
http://wdefebruary2908.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Vancouver ATC Project 2009 ~Tea Theme

Collaborative project with the Vancouver ATC Group on the Tea Theme.
The project host did a fantastic job on these books. They are nice and thick,
and so fun to read;-)
I did one on the Mad Hatter Tea Party using transparency film.
Each participant received one!

Recent Custom Work in the world of Whimsies;-)

I was recently working on two painting commission on wood for a lady in Texas.
One was for her 4 year old daughter , and the other 8 year old.
The first one is for her 8 year old, and second for the 4 year old.
Done on baltic birchwood, and sealed with 100% beeswax

Visit my Etsy for custom
order work!!!

Mariette xox

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Birdwatching

I entered a contest in Ning Site Deb Company and Friends
for May Challenge, and Birdwatching was the winning
art piece.
I was happy with the panel of judges final decision .
This was inspired by a photo of Bijou I took while he was
Birdwatching. In spring starlings build their nests above our patio, and he can sit there for a long time..watching intensely.
A piece of muslin was coated with digital ground, dried, and painted. It was encased with beeswax on beechwood panel.
Mariette xox