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Deeann Rieves

Booth Number: 127

2D/ 3D Mixed Media
Marietta, Ga
www.DeeannRieves.com

Artist Statement:
I am drawn to mixed media because you can draw and paint simultaneously, switching from one medium to another as each layer transforms the piece.  I love the juxtaposition of luscious brush strokes with carefree chalk contours and subtle colored pencil lines.

In all of my paintings, I use a sewing technique called free-motion machine embroidery on top of painted papers and then incorporate those papers as collage. I love the way the stitched lines sit on top of the layered paint forms, embellishing each piece with texture and delicate lines.