Piece description from the artist
This painting is made with tissue paper sculpted on canvas (3D) and then painted with oil paint over the sculpture. It is a painting with an element of dimension. It is easy to see the texture of the tissue paper in the painting when viewed as a print. Tissue paper media, along with oil paint makes an incredible print. This is a very unique painting, and Michelle has been recognized in many articles about her unusual style including the cover of “ArtVoices” Magazine, named “Idaho Artist of the Year” in a Minneapolis Magazine TOSCA, and labeled “Best Featured Artist” on Art Radio.
Michelle Larsen, a visionary mixed media artist, harnesses the captivating power of paper to sculpt intricate masterpieces upon canvas. Her innovative technique involves the meticulous application of oil paint to the paper sculpture, resulting in awe-inspiring three-dimensional paintings that boldly extend up to four inches from the canvas surface. Recognized for her distinctive artistic style, Michelle has garnered prestigious awards and showcased her exceptional creations in esteemed locales such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas, Dallas, and even in the artistic haven of France.