cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

In all my work (paintings, sculpture, encaustic) I am drawn to the idea of obscuring part or even all of the image. I have varying degrees of success on this front, but the idea is always there with me. To my mind, it works well in this one.

Original artwork by Barbara Downs, The Daily Bird, Encaustic/Oil/Photo on Panel

Day eighteen of the Sanchez Art Center 50-50 show, 50 pieces in 50 days. Encaustic/Oil/Photo on Panel, 6″ x 6″