When I introduced you to the artists Regina Femrite and Susan Seddon-Boulet, you also saw a couple of paintings by Joan White. Joan is a very differnt kind of artist in that she doesn't paint on canvas or board, she paints on pieces of wood cut from trees. Joan White takes a piece of, for example, a cherry burl.
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And creates a painting that harmonises with the wood, in this case, titled Catch of the Day.
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The shape of the patterns present in the grain of the wood suggest the subject matter and composition as in Laura Lake Sunrise.
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Please take a little look at some more of the creative works produced by Joan White. They are enchanting.