11/2/09

Andalusite


Andalusite - encaustic w/mixed media 2009

This gem series piece is titled Andalusite, after the mineral known for its variations of green. I wanted to create a sense of intimacy in this by framing the view with delicate wisps of grass that I scratched into the surface. There are only a few days remaining now until the show opens this Thursday. It will be the first time all the work is displayed together instead of piled around my studio in various stages of completion. I will post two more gems tomorrow: Corundum and Labradorite

6 comments:

Carol Wiebe said...

Alicia, I found your link on Jeane's Artit site, and having spent some delicious time going from post to post, every piece of yours that I saw was exquisite!

Alicia Tormey said...

Hello Carol: Thank you for visiting and leaving such a wonderful comment. I checked out your blog and love the self portrait bird piece!

Lee Ann said...

Such a lovely piece - I'm fascinated by encaustics. The gem concept is wonderful and you've done a great job representing them.

Alicia Tormey said...

Lee Ann: Thanks for your kind comment - I checked out your blog too and I love the mosaic piece you have posted right now.

Morgaine said...

Your work is fantastic! really beautiful.

Alicia Tormey said...

Thanks Morgaine. Your work is amazing as well!