Friday, October 30, 2015

"Royalty", an Abstract, Encaustic Painting by Colorado Contemporary Artist, Susan M. Gibbons




"Royalty"

Encaustic on Cradled Board

 18" x 48"

$1700

"Royalty", an encaustic painting that incorporates jewel - toned hues such as purple, magenta, and gold.  This work captures the rich colors with textures and subtleties.  The movement created within this piece allows the hues to be seen within the center of the work.  

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

"Unearthed", a Mixed Media, Encaustic Artist's Book by Colorado Contemporary Artist, Susan M. Gibbons




"Unearthed"

Encaustic Mixed Media Artist's Book

12.5" x 16.5"

$800

This artist's book encorporates encaustic, metal, raffia grass, and dirt on Thai Bird's Nest paper.  Mounted on board, the colors reflect those of the earth:  blacks, browns, terra cottas, and white.  The swirling of hues is created by applying heat to fuse the layers of encaustic together along with the dirt.  The ripped area in the center of the piece reveals the metal underneath it.  

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

"Unbound", an Encaustic, Mixed Media Book by Colorado Contemporary Artist, Susan M. Gibbons




"Unbound"

Encaustic and Mixed Media Book 
on Thai Bird's Nest Paper

14.25" x 17"

$850

The title of the piece is inspired by the tear in its center.  The ripped raffia grass stitching creates the focal point of the book.  The textures created from the paper and paint brings variety to the piece.  Hues of yellow, white, and brown compliment the colors of the metal pieces.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

"Hidden Voices", an Encaustic, Mixed Media Book by Colorado Contemporary Artist, Susan M. Gibbons



"Hidden Voices"

Encaustic, Found Object, and Grass Paper 
on Thai Bird's Nest Paper Book

12 1'4" x 15 1/4"

$800

This mixed media book utilizes red Thai Bird's Nest paper with black encaustic paint.  Stitched together with raffia grass, the tear in the center reveals the metal objects hidden within the book.  The textures created from the grass paper creates variation with the hues of black.  

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Monday, October 12, 2015

"Earthen Mysteries", an Encaustic, Mixed Media Book by Colorado Contemporary Artist, Susan M. Gibbons




"Earthen Mysteries"

Mixed Media Encaustic Book

12" x 16"

$700


Dirt, wax, and metal combine to create this artist's book.  Stitched together with raffia grass on Thai Bird's Nest Paper, the colors and textures mimic those of the earth.  Subtleties within the white echo the terra cotta color throughout the piece.

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