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I work on canvas and wood panels prepped with acrylic gesso. I apply layers of oil paint, modified with liquid alkyd medium, with various brushes and pallet knives.
Carla Bank Designs
Long Grove, IL
Poured acrylics forming lines and composition of geometric abstraction with the intense forms of Color Field Painting.My work is derived from my interest in architecture, color, rhythm and shapes.
Rapt in Maille
I work exclusively in stainless steel, hand-linking rings into chainmaille patterns. I often attach carefully measured, hand-cut chain. I also create forms and set stones with a micro pulse-arc welder.
Round Lake Beach, IL
Collage created with multiple layers of paper, magazine text and acrylic paint. The backgrounds are paper; the birds are magazine text and acrylic paint; the branches are paper and mica flakes.
I create photo surrealistic images in Photoshop, using a combination of personal and found photography then reproduce them as prints on fine art paper with a large format printer and archival inks.
Andrew Butler Photography
Santa Cruz, CA
Traditional film, manual camera, no alterations or enhancements, all the colors and content are true. My technique the desire to create original images of life, culture and people from around the world.
Of Visual Interest
Medium format painterly impressions, each printed by the artist from the original negative, using traditional wet-darkroom techniques. No digital processes. Laminated glassless presentation.
Tracey Capone Photography
I am a local fine art photographer who hand mounts my creative focus urban/Chicago, nature and travel photography on ready to hang wood panels.
Tony Casper Designs
I use exotic and highly figured woods, employ traditional joinery, live edges and butterfly keys. My goal is to create a base that will hold the top in such a way that the viewer will be intrigued.
Soo k. Chang Fineart
Stories are collected in my head and turned it into a poetry of colors on canvas. I love the intense colors and textures achieved from the experience with acrylic paint, paint brush and pallet knife.
Arc Academy LLC
Our work focuses on Midwest iconography, industrial roots, accented hardwoods and a wide variety of painted metals utilizing acid flash rusting to chemical colorization. Each piece is made custom.