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Paper Sculptures inspired by Ikebana

Ikebana paper sculptureWorking on sculpture designs via small, hand held pieces.  Porcupine quill and torn watercolor paper, approx size 6″ x 3″ (not including quill). A couple more to view on my NEW WORKS page:  http://www.heimart.com/pages/viewart.php?imgold=littlesquare570&imgnew=littlesquare_over.gif&CatID=1&ImageID=570

Ikebana inspired paper sculpture

Winter Park, Florida ~ this weekend…

…if in Winter Park this weekend for the Art Festival March 20-23  ~ be sure to visit with Maryann & Bill at Steltenkamp Fine Art Gallery, 126 Park Ave South, Suite A (upstairs), 32789 ~ included on their artist roster…yours truly and Doug. Here are a couple of our pieces at the gallery…

Ps: best of luck to all the artist’s in the festival!

Winter Park Art Festival, Florida modern artists
Brenda Heim, Doug Hays at Steltenkamp Fine Art, Winter Park, Florida 407-406-0449



2 pages of 48 – from a book that I painted with two brush strokes, red on one side, jet black Sumi ink on the other. The accordion book unfolds to one long panel approx. 24 feet. Knowing when to strike a brush mark is like knowing which wave to catch when surfing. Not all waves are best as not all moments are optimal for one breath, one stroke painting. Trite but true – timing is everything.

Each year a new book is created, carried to and fro the studio as it becomes a diary of the work created during the year. At the end of the year, it’s gifted to my primary patron.

Artist Timeline

SoulOfTheBrush-eCardI think visual timeline’s are important especially for fine artists. I would like to see more of them on the web. Mine has just been updated. (!) It highlights the evolution of my work from calligraphy to “no-mind” gestural painting to modern sculpture. Here’s the link, easy peasy:  http://heimart.com/artist_timeline.html  – enjoy!


Summertime . . .

I am always extra excited for Summertime in my studio in Central Florida. It’s a period of 4 or so months to work virtually uninterrupted – while the mandatory slowing down by the hot, tropical balmy days – helps to bring light on new directions for both the work and personal goals. It’s kind of like…walking meditation.
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