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Mixed media using upcycled materials including textiles, paper and sand. An abstracted view of reflections in the water and ripples created by a breeze on a sunny day. The quiet solitude is calming and the idea there is a gentle breeze caressing the water. This painting is mainly done with a palette knife and using real 24K gold leaf and upcycled materials such as paper, textiles and sand applying the mediums it in a way that evokes the idea of water, and ripples, allowing the paint to guide me until I am satisfied that I created a painting that is calming and brings mindfulness to the viewer.
|Technique:||Acrylic Mixed Media on Canvas Using Real Gold Leaf|
|Edition:||Original, one of a kind artwork|
|Unframed Size:||24in x 30in|
Lions Bay, British Columbia
Monica's distinctive style of textural painting, in which she applies thick layers of acrylic paint and medium with palette knives, results in a 3-D effect, suggesting organic energy, flow and movement. At the same time, she uses multiple glazes of colour to produce contrast and harmony, creating lightness, fluidity, and
"“Working with texture and layers in my mixed media paintings gives me an opportunity to express nature in an abstract way, to encourage the viewer to be moved by its beauty, and to create a mood that will seduce the eye, soothe the mind, and inspire the spirit.” Monica Gewurz"