Join us on a captivating journey through the life and art of the talented Leonie Brown. In this blog post, we explore the artist’s remarkable resilience, the role of art as an inspiration, and her exclusive 75% discount on the painting “He Has Given Me a New Heart.” Discover how courage and perseverance shape her story and her art.
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Encaustic painting, an enchanting fusion of heated wax and vibrant pigments, is an art form that dances between the fiery and the chill. In this captivating journey, we explore the magical world of encaustic artistry, its contrasting counterpart in cold wax, and how these resilient creations bring a unique touch of elegance to your life.
The versatility and raw artistic talent of Leonie E. Brown has been recognized and celebrated at a very early stage in this prolific painter’s career. At the tender age of twenty-two she has already won the prestigious 1986 Volkswagen Atelier Fine Art Award, in addition to both the Schweicherd and Gregoire Boonzaaier Art Bursaries the year before.
The surface of the painting is made up of layers of oils, inks and wax, which give the finished work a three dimensional quality. A sense of seeing through the top layer into hidden messages and layers below. The layering give the work a softness and richness that invites the viewer to look closer and to experience the satin smooth surface through touch,. The wax layers get more and more translucent through the warmth emanating from the exploring human hand. The viewers becomes a part of the slow change and clarity of the painting…as if the message is rising from the depth of the hidden soul to the surface of the mind There is a strange ethereal beauty in these paintings, as if they were made from air.