November in Seattle means lots of rain, wind and fog… perfect conditions for hunkering down in the studio and playing with materials. I have been making paper dresses this week and dipping them into encaustic medium (bee’s wax resin).
"A Magical Life" by artist Christina Chalmers. — Three-dimensional dirndl dress sculpture with see-through skirt and reindeer. — Steel Mesh, Plaster, Oil, and Mixed Media. 56 x 30 x (via the Selby Fleetwood Gallery)
Foil, scrubbed sheet metal, wire, and steel dress "Word Queen of Laughter" by Lesley Dill