I made “Ocean Light” because you can’t always have your toes in the sand, but you can daydream into this painting. I wanted to capture those wonderful tropical blue-greens of the shores of Hawaii or the light colored sands of Yucatan. Working with heat based tools, I manipulated resin to intermingle, push and pull for an end result that looks like webbing waves crashing and retracting over pearly sands. You can almost see movement in the waves they are so vibrant. There is just a touch of metallic to the sand, so your eyes will catch a glint here and there as light hits it differently. That is why I love working with resin! It is immersive.
What is Resin?
Resin is kind of like a liquid glass. You may have heard of it referred to as epoxy. Resin artistry is a demanding but exhilarating art form. It is punishing but blissful. With just an hour of worktime, I must use every hard wrought lesson to perfect the pigmented resin I pour. I use surfboard crafting pigments, India Inks, powder pigments and more for the varying hues. Then, I grab a heat-based tool, like my blow torch and manipulate the poured layers from there. The same process that gets you a gorgeously decorated surfboard is what gets you these paintings. As a former surfer, I find myself ever eager to recapture those fleeting moments in the surf in resin.
*Picture is an example of how my work may look in your space, but the actual size is as listed. Typically, I enlarge it in the example picture to capture all the detail. However, if you want a very large piece, request customization with the button above and I will see what I can do.
Poplar & Birch Wood Panel with natural finish lacquered sides
Ready to Hang
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