Sweet Nothings

P1010335
Sweetnothings2
Sweetnothings5
Starydelight2
Tendertrimmings2
Decadentdainty2
Lusciousoffering2
Devinedelicacy2
Ovalindulgence2
somethingblue22
Preciouslittle
Queenofhearts

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, dimensions: diameter of 21 x 7 cm

Tender Trimmings 1996

encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board, dimensions: diameter of 20 x 7 cm

Decadent Dainty 1996

encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board dimensions: 21 x 15.5 x 7.5 cm

Luscious Offering 1996

encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board, dimensions: diameter of 19 x 7.5 cm

Devine Delicacy 1996

encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board, dimensions: 20.5 x 18 x 7 cm

Oval Indulgence 1996

encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board, dimensions 21 x 16 x 7 cm

something blue 1996

encaustic, oil and cold wax on press board, dimensions: diameter of 17.5 x 7.5 cm

Precious Little (varied edition of 48) 1997

encaustic on press board, magnets, paper, plastic box dimensions: 2 x 10 x 15 cm

Queen of Hearts 1997

encaustic on press board, magnets, refrigerator freezer door, dimensions: 40 x 75 cm

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.