Between the Lines 4 encaustic on paper 17 x17 LPressman
Over the years I have collected vintage postcards and old books that collect dust and take up space around the studio and house. Recently, while working, I grabbed two books and began tearing pages from them: Crime and Punishment and Love's Labor's Lost.
Between the Lines 9 encaustic on paper 17 x17 LPressman
Now it would be terrific if I could come up with some brilliant connection and intellectual conversation of the reason why I am using these two texts-but I haven't figured it out-yet. Perhaps when I get around to reading them that will enlighten me.
Between the Lines, Moment, encaustic on paper 17 x17 LPressman
All I know is that I am going page by page in each book. Most of my work in the past year or so has at least a page of one or the other. I love the feel, texture and color of the old pages and the hidden text that peeks through the images.
Between the Lines 10 encaustic on paper 17 x17 LPressman
Between the Lines 11 encaustic on paper 17 x17 LPressman