Encaustic Arts Magazine WINTER 2017 - Page 143

Springboard, encaustic over plaster (pulled cloth background) and wood base, framing cedar, aluminum siding, 58 x 11 x 2 inches, 2015 “ … t h e m o s t b e a u t i f u l p a r t o f e v e r y p i c t u r e i s t h e f r a m e .” Th i s c a n mean any of a number of things. Is it within the picture frame or the f r a m e i t s e l f ? G K C h e s t e r t o n w a s n o t a n a r t i s t , b u t r a t h e r a n o b s e r v e r. M a n y o f m y p i e c e s p l ay w i t h t h i s i d e a a n d e n c o u r a g e t h e p a r t i c i p a n t t o l e av e t h e p i c t u r e s p a c e a n d e x p l o r e .