Today, we notice that more and more artists are dropping the traditional canvas to explore new media that allow them to carry out their work. imagination. Finally, all means are good to give free rein to his ideas and the artist we are going to talk to you about today found an unconventional support, but finally full of poetry, to give life to his art.
Native California, Mary Kenyon is an artist who likes to paint real small paintings on shells. You have understood, she travels the beaches of his country to find abandoned shells that can become perfect media for his works. And it is in the hollow of these beautiful shells that she creates sublime paintings whose support adds a real dimension mystical and fairy at work. She uses the golden paint to adhere small decorative details in brass or in rhinestones Swarovski. As for his style, he draws freely on the whimsical paintings of the Renaissance.
Literally, the shells painted by Mary Kenyon give the impression of falling on real small treasures unearthed near shipwrecked pirate ships. Mary Kenyon explains that she was inspired by the work of her deceased father:
After his death, he left me all his oil paintings, his acrylic paintings, his paintings and hundreds of leather tools. It stimulated my imagination and my creativity.
We let you discover below the shells revisited with a lot of poetry by the artist Mary Kenyon. You can also go on his profile Instagram to learn more about the artist and his universe.
Imagined by: Mary Kenyon