Poppies 2Yelena Sidorova
Acrylic paint, dyes, resist on stretched silk New
Painting wraps around edges
Ready to hang
Signed on front and back
24" h x 24" w x 1.5" d |6 lbs. 0 oz.
Poppies are one of my favorite subject to paint. They are cheerful and a pleasure for the eyes. I love how flowers appear on silk.
This piece is made using dyes and acrylic paints on Chinese silk. When applied, liquid dyes and paints quickly flow across the silk. In order to halt this movement, a material called a resist is used, which stops the dyes from spreading and creates strong lines, shapes, and details. Once the painting is completed, the surface is steamed to make the dyes bright and color-fast.
Silk is the fabric of the soul. On it, Yelena Sidorova pours paint in colorful sheets that shimmer and glisten with emotion. The process of painting on silk requires a delicate approach. Yelena has the gentleness required to weave mysteriously provocative paintings. She says, “I transform the world around me: every drop of dye on silk is one drop of magic into my existence.”
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