Plaster, old wood, twigs, recycled cabinet doors and repurposed frames

"Just Another Brick", (c) Daryl-Ann Dartt Hurst, 12" x 9 1/2", mixed media.

“Just Another Brick”, (c) Daryl-Ann Dartt Hurst, 12″ x 9 1/2″, mixed media.

Finished, and I am very happy with it. Using oils on the plaster yesterday, I was able to get subtleties in color that were not coming out with acrylics. I added a few touches a little earlier, and I am calling it.

So, I have been incredibly productive in this newly refound mix of mediums. Onto the next:

"Random Sculpture", (c) 2013, Daryl-Ann Dartt Hurst, mixed medium.

“Random Sculpture”, (c) 2013, Daryl-Ann Dartt Hurst, mixed media.

This is first phase. I am not sure if the plaster is snow or concrete yet-TBD. There are also a number of technical challenges in this piece that will need to be solved.

The two “Canyons”, one of which I showed last night, now have color. More to go on.

The newest plaster piece is waiting for the plaster to dry. It’s more “poetic” and “landscapey”. I was able to locate in my arsenal of frames, two wooden 11″ x 14″ ones that have Masonite backs. That is in one of those.

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About artinsmallplaces

I am Daryl-Ann Hurst, (also using Daryl-Ann Dartt Hurst), an artist and writer, who is also interested in antiques, travel and the outdoors. I am hoping to use this blog to meld all of the interests. I was born and raised in California, have a BA in art, have been published in the New England Antiques Journal and have photography on the Gulf of Maine's website. I have shown paintings and prints nationally since 1978.

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