This series is inspired by weaving... by the tapestries made from antique Sari's I found while travelling in Nepal... by the amazing and intricate creations made by Bower Birds... by my two years spent teaching and travelling in Taiwan... by tangents and alleyways, and juxtapositions of the old city with the new architecture and technology... They are a mash-up of these things. They are densely packed and over the top. The senses drenched in texture, color, line...
Encaustic: noun; A paint consisting of pigment mixed with beeswax and damar resin fixed with heat after its application. Latin encausticus, from Greek enkaustikos, from enkaiein , enkau-, to paint in encaustic : en-, in + kaiein, to burn