Golden Harvest. Encaustic and acrylic on wood. 8 x 8 inches. (2017). $325–SOLD
Etched into pigmented, marbled beeswax are the images of grain, golden fields of plenty. This piece stands as an homage to the beauty of autumn, the process of harvest and reaping the rewards of difficult labor.
Those who sow in tears
Shall reap in joy.
He who continually goes forth weeping,
Bearing seed for sowing,
Shall doubtless come again with rejoicing,
Bringing sheaves with him.
Psalm 126: 5-6 (NKJV).
Encaustic is an ancient art medium using beeswax, resin and pigment applied to wood at 180 degrees Fahrenheit.