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“Azure Brine" - Mother Earth Water Series 1 -Oil and Cold Wax Painting by Marilyn Wells

“Azure Brine" - Mother Earth Water Series 1 -Oil and Cold Wax Painting by Marilyn Wells

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This Oil Painting Original, 20“ x 24“, oil and cold wax on wood panel, was inspired by...

In the wave-strike over unquiet stones
the brightness bursts and bears the rose
and the ring of
water contracts to a cluster -
to one drop of azure brine that falls.

  -Pablo Neruda 2301W-OCW

This painting begins an exploration of my new "Mother Earth" Water Series. It literally begins with dipping into the Waters of the earth and, further, seeing other elements of this earth as our Great Mother, bearing us upwards to where we now are in evolution.In progress now...

I've been exploring a technique new to me but that's been around for hundreds of years - cold wax. I have always loved the icons of the Middle East and the Orthodox churches in particular, and wanted to introduce more of the rich and broken textures that appear in those icons after a few hundred years of wear and weathering. I am delighted to say I am achieving the results I want, as in this painting, larger than my earlier ones.

This painting is about luxuriating in the beauty of nature and art as they come together in a richly textured surface. The subject matter is mystical and romantic, which appeals to me in many ways. Painting abstractly leaves much to you, the viewer to interpret for yourself with all your own personal nuances and meanings.

This oil paintings is a unique art work on …….… It comes with its own Certificate of Authentication.

I’m happy to send more photos and details upon request. 

Prints available. Contact me.

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