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©Susan Snipes
Acrylic, wax crayon, pastel powder on panel
12 x 12 x 0.75, framed at 14 x 14 x 2 inches

I am fascinated by cutaway diagrams of the earth that show the top layer of the crust and successive go deeper to the molten magma layers. This is a painterly take on the layers of the earth.

This is one of my favorites paintings in this exhibition. I love the combination of liquidy paint on the bottom with the powdered pigment and clean lines and the scratchy grass-like surface of the crust near the top.

This painting is part of Susan’s solo exhibition “Potential Energy”.

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