Light Shines in the Darkness
- Oil on canvas + Encaustic + Wax
- W: 1500mm x H: 1200mm x D: 44mm
- W: 59" x H: 47" x D: 2"
- Approx. Weight: 4kg
About "Light Shines in the Darkness "
"For nothing is hidden, except to be revealed; nor has anything been secret, but that it would come to light."
Leonie's current body of work focus on contemporary landscapes in Encaustic and mixed media, using thick impasto paint with lots of texture and color. She describes the process of painting as, 'passionate, expressive, urgent, often using palette knives to scrape and make marks into the paint'.
Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added.
Metal tools and special brushes can be used to shape the paint before it cools, or heated metal tools can be used to manipulate the wax once it has cooled onto the surface.
She is also is a multiple award winner and has taken part and either been placed or won some of the most prestigious awards for Fine Art in South Africa
Available to view at Pepper Tree Gallery, Philadelphia