This abstracted landscape is an oil encaustic on panel. Through a vibrant gradient of color and expressive brushwork, the interaction of color is examined. A bright yellow-orange flows into a pale green symbolic of the earth while a pale blue represents the ethereal sky above. Diary Series Anew Light comes mounted in a birch wood frame, ready to hang.
The encaustic medium is ancient in its origins and consists of a pigment suspended in wax. When oil paint is mixed with beeswax, dramatic effects are achieved. Light filters through the layers of paint giving Rogers’ work an inner glow. The oil encaustic process holds the impression of her brushstrokes, allowing the artist to create a composition with a tactile surface quality.