Arterie Fine Arts
Pin My Hopes - Sword-thrower
Canvas, Brothers Grimm storybook pages from the 1930ís, charcoal, India ink, encaustic beeswax, oil paint, 1900ís acetone circus transfer
5" x 3"
Melissa Tavares

I believe I started working with old books as a form of coping with digital distress. The world is cluttered with eBook's, blogs and audio books and this is my direct response to our environment. I enjoy creating work with various types of media, including old antique books which I try to give new life in the form of a backdrop to my pieces.

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