Mixed Media by Deborah Lightfield MOST CREATIVE AWARD WINNER ⏤ 18 in x 22 in, Framed; SOLD"Florida beaches are my inspiration with both the process, Ocean Wash, and the subject matter. I grew up around the Virginia and North Carolina beaches and have been fortunate to experience many other beaches, but the natural richness of the beaches in Florida are astounding. The Ocean Wash process is a technique that occurs when the ocean helps create the artwork. I place the surface into the ocean waves which deposit the sand patterns. Then I take the sand patterned surfaces to the beach to pour the acrylic next. However, in these two pieces, I experimented with taking a painted surface into the ocean and used a clear acrylic paint to keep the natural color of the sand and shells. Once I have finished with the sand and acrylic pour, I wait several days to remove the excess sand. This is when I see images, mostly ocean or beach life, which I then paint. The initial process is wonderfully random. These ocean patterns influence the direction of the composition. The texture of the sand and shells work in harmony with the textures of the feathers."
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