Erna de Vries,"Beneath The Surface", encaustic, copper and photo transfer, 12"x16" /sm. With a background in fiber arts, courses in photography, painting, printmaking, sculpture and design, her focus turned to encaustic in the early 2000s. With a recent interest in depicting the industrialized landscape Erna utilizes wax, concrete, reclaimed metal, collage and photo transfers.
Don't we all have one? Mine is often trying to free itself from the shadow world where it resides... Sometimes I wonder, if the beast is really, just the unspoken silenced parts of me that wish to share some ancient wisdom... The Beast by Francesco1969