Burning Leaves    24"x36"   2014

wax and pigment on charred wood

Pyrospiral II   24"x24"  2015

wax and pigment on charred wood

pat spainhour

In this technique, an iron spiral shape was heated in a forge, by a blacksmith, and then branded into a wood panel. Encaustic paint was then used to respond to the burned image.

Cauterize  24"x24"  2014

wax and pigment on charred wood