Saturday, October 15, 2016

Fall Foliage Art Studio Tour 2016 - Torch and Palette

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The annual Fall Foliage Art Studio Tour was held the weekend of October 8th & 9th, 2016. The studios are all located in the Monadnock region. The Torch and Palette Studio is located in New Ipswich, NH. Artwork displayed are those of painter Danielle M. Le Bris and her husband sculptor Gerry Friedman.

Gerry working on one of his skeleton pieces in 2010. A number of these appear in the front yard

Danielle M Le Bris, painter - photo taken at the 2011 Fall Foliage Tour

A familiar sight to motorists driving past the studio. Usually this "guy" is holding a flower pot

Inside Damielle's studio. Primarily she works creating Encaustic paintings

Note the large self portrait of Danielle on the right side of her studio

Encaustic paintings are created with beewax and pigments. They have a three dimensional quality which cannot be captured in a photograph and really should be viewed in person.