Hey there friends,
Just letting you know what I've been up to in the studio. A new collection of small paintings and mosaics are available on my website.
I've always enjoyed making these tiny masterpieces and now they have their own gallery.
The miniature artworks are usually under 10 inches. I like the way small works invite a closer examination of details.
As a multimedia artist I find each medium informs the other and I enjoy the process of creating.
I tend work in series which are then put into collections based on media, theme or both.
When an idea takes hold, like a seed it grows in my sketchbooks that then turn into artworks.
🌀 The Small Treasures collection includes Mosaic Spirals of Life on stone and miniature wildlife paintings.
Spirals are one of the ancient and universal symbols found in all cultures around the world.
They can be found in nature, art, architecture and religion. Spirals represent growth, change, evolution and progress.
The spiral of life can be thought of as a metaphor for the never-ending cycle of growth and change that describes the journey that each of us takes as we move through life.
There is a quote I return to for inspiration by Douglas Wood:
“The farthest journey has but one destination; Your True Self.”
|Mosaic Spiral of Life with I LOVE YOU |
in morse code on stone by Sue Betanzos.com
Every day brings new experiences and challenges, which help us to grow and learn about ourselves.
As we face these challenges, we also have the opportunity to choose how we respond to them.
We have the power to create our own destinies through the choices that we make Every Day.
This is the message of the Mosaic Spirals of Life series; to remind ourselves that change is constant and You Got This, Keep Going!
Some will have a secrete, personal message in Morse Code (an element I've used in past projects). Or even an astrological star sign - just playing with new ideas!
🦋 The smaller mosaics and wildlife paintings have their own Miniatures gallery.
Paintings of Migratory Monarchs, birds and more are painted on birch wood hearts with gold embellishments that softly gleam.
More tiny masterpieces are on the way with new glass miniature paintings!
Monarch Butterflies are currently endangered and need our help. 5% of all Monarch butterfly painting purchases are donated to Xerces Society and Save Our Monarchs.
This small golden heart painting is from the beloved fairy tale The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery.
It is a very famous quote from the book; "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
The style belongs to my whimsical collection and this tiny fox is included in many of my custom St. Francis pet portrait paintings.
Painted on a birch wood heart with the wise fox, silver star and a special tiny red rose on a gold background. That is an American quarter on the right for size reference.
For me, the quote perfectly describes the relationships between people and their furry companions (and each other!).
The collection of small artworks will be growing and I’ll post them on my Instagram, FB and on my website. Stickers and Labels are also being designed.
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