28 x 24 1/2 inches – Seed beads, wire, crystals, a touch of glitter on wood panel. Using glue as my paintbrush, I enjoyed this art project…. but probably never again. Time consuming, carefully putting seed beads on the glue, then spraying a protective coating, but then using an epoxy that was supposed to be poured on to finish it. I had to use my gloved hands to move the epoxy around and ended up adding more beads and glitter to give it depth.
Born in 1944 in Washington, D.C., I have painted and sculpted most of my life. At 74 years of age, I feel I am at my most creative time of life. I started painting a series of "Nebula Art" in 2015 after seeing the Hubble Space Telescope images. I find so much joy in attempting to capture these beautiful photographs. I live now in Naples, Florida, and have 18 completed paintings so far and will continue to paint as long as I am able. I studied art and sculpture at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C.; painting and sculpture at the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, Va. I have taken art classes in my community of Pelican Bay. Exhibition include Swiss Embassy, Torpedo Factory, Pelican Bay Community Center, Naples Art Association and Rookery Bay Go to the artist's portfolio
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