The Making of a Seascape

The first seascapes involved more paper and color. The paper backgrounds are put in place before adding the sand and shells, etc. The idea of working with and around a mat came with the first deep shadow box. This is how it looked as it began.

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Preparing the background

 

The piece seemed to create itself. Rocks flowed outside of the mat, and sand scattered as it fell, creating a more ethereal look.

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Wind on the Sound

 

Another project at the beginning stage:

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laying down the paper

 

The finished project:

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Beyond the sea wall

 

This project was inspired by a spot at Seaside Park where I often go. I took a picture to help me get started. The twig was the first thing I collected for the piece.

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This project is still in process. It’s about the beach at low tide.

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