Coast Lines IIJulie Weaverling
Acrylic, Pencil, Oil pastel, Cold Wax on Wood
Signed on front and back
12 " h x 12 " w x .75 " d |5 lbs. 2 oz.
Coast Lines II is part of a new series, but ties in with my overall body of work that speaks about the ocean and southern California. There are many vistas when driving in the area which lead to the ocean and provide great abstract visual ideas. The work is multi-layered with loud and quiet conversations and line work throughout.
The piece was made with acrylic, pencil, oil pastel, and cold wax on a cradled wood panel with finished black edges. It is finished with cold wax for a luxurious feel and framed in a wood floater frame.
Julie Weaverling’s abstract paintings are organic yet deliberate. She approaches her work with a well-developed idea, then begins applying paint. Julie experiments with transparent and opaque layers that metaphorically represent the human condition. She focuses on the idea of compartmentalizing: humans separate their work from their secrets, their friends from their traumas, creating many layers to the self. “What is hidden is sometimes more revealing than what is seen,” Julie says. Through the scraping and layering of color, the artist asks the viewer to consider what lies underneath.