Encaustic Arts Magazine WINTER 2017 - Page 126

BEHIND THE SHADOWS Now, each piece is two different representations, illuminated and not illuminated. Backlit and ambient light. Now, my prints seemed to come alive on the wall. Each different combination of the scores of prints allows for thousands of possibilities. I am always searching for the right image, the right balance of chosen colors, the line, shadow, form, and texture. It is an endless quest, sometimes taking just minutes but sometimes days. Finally, the one I am looking for appears. Left, (unlit): Connected, encaustic monotype, framed in plexiglas, 28 x 22 inches, 2017 Right, (backlit): Connected, encaustic monotype, illuminated, framed in plexiglas, 28 x 22 inches, 2017