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Art Revolution by Lisa Cyr

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DEMONSTRATION: Susan Leopold

sculptural and tactile surfaces

Every material has natural properties and inherent characteristics that make it unique. The way something dries, bends and moves through space makes working with it a true process of discovery. Throughout this demonstration, artist Susan Leopold explores her affinity for organic materials and textures. Using papermaking techniques, dyeing, molding, wrapping, rubbing, encaustic and stitching, the artist builds a one-of-a-kind sculptural creation.

MATERIALS

White cotton linters

Reusable, absorbent kitchen wipes

Woven fabric

Cardboard

Old letters of correspondence

Waxed linen thread and dental floss

Acrylic paints

Acrylic matte medium

Wax blocks and encaustic medium and paint ...

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