The sea water becomes a shape shifter as it hits the rocks, tangles with the kelp and bulges up as it finds an inlet.
12″ x 12″
The Coquille Point rock formations soften the tides as they spill around the rocks to form ever changing ripply pools. With this painting, in addition to layering and scraping, a heat pen was used to capture the reflective water patterns.
20″ x 16″ sold
This is a larger, more detailed tide pool painting than “Tide Pool Collage” done last month. Printed and stained tissue papers were embedded in the wax to create the texture and color of encrusted rocks and anemones. This contrasts with the smooth, translucent encaustic water effects of the tide pool’s depth and flow.
6″ x 6″ sold
Colored tissue paper and bits of encaustic stained paper towels were embedded in encaustic medium to build texture and give details to this tide pool scene.