Sweet Nothings

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  • Sweet Nothings 1996
    12 paintings, encaustic on press board, overall dimensions: 1.4 x 3 m

  • Sweet Nothings 1996
    detail

  • Sweet Nothings 1996
    detail

  • Starry Delight 1996
    encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board

  • Tender Trimmings 1996
    encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board

  • Decadent Dainty 1996
    encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board

  • Luscious Offering 1996
    encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board

  • Devine Delicacy 1996
    encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board

  • Oval Indulgence 1996
    encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board, dimensions 21x16x7cm

  • something blue 1996
    encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board

  • Precious Little (varied edition of 48) 1997
    encaustic on press board, magnets, paper, plastic box 2x10x15cm

  • Queen of Hearts 1997
    encaustic on press board, magnets, refrigerator freezer door, 40x75cm

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Methods and tools primarily used in the kitchen are combined with the materials; cold wax and encaustic paint to create works that resembled sweets (cakes, cookies and candies). As a child learning to decorate cakes was a privileged time I shared with my grandmother alone in her kitchen.

Methods and tools primarily used in the kitchen are combined with the materials; cold wax and encaustic paint to create works that resembled sweets (cakes, cookies and candies). As a child learning to decorate cakes was a privileged time I shared with my grandmother alone in her kitchen.