Dried Beans and Rustic Tiles

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Clever, like it!

Thanks Heather. I'm glad you like it.

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I have a collection of home grown beans and thought they would work really well with some tiles that I saw at a public garden. I really enjoyed painting the beans and the different surfaces and patterns of the tiles using acrylic paint on Ampersand clay board. For some I used lots of watery paint and a glazing technique and for others I used sandpaper and scraper tools to show age and weathering.

About the Artist
Kathy Gales

As a very young girl at school I remember painting a picture of a boat on the sea. It was probably just a red and blue splodge but I was commended for it and from then on I fell in love with trying to make recognisable images. My early work was mostly detailed drawings but later I started to…

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