Friday, February 19, 2010

Field Pattern Series
A new series of encaustics. These are 12" x 12" on panel. I've been working on a series of plein air paintings done on the back of Bicycle playing cards for a few years now. The delicate pattern on the back of the cards has become an integral element of that work. This new series is pushing that idea further.

The delicate details of the background patterns play against the broad movements and geometric compositions of this series. The medium of encaustic lends itself well to this layering process. You can see the complete series at