My home and studio are in Gainesville, Florida. We are surrounded by bright skies, abundant flowers, and the ocean. Inspiration comes from the vibrant sunsets, warm coastal marshes, days at the beach, summer rain, sandy trails in the pine forest, salt water breezes, lush foliage, and the smells of cut grass and plumeria blooms in our backyard. Color, pattern and texture are plentiful!
When creating, I lose myself in the process, and feelings of confidence, curiosity, happiness and peace take over. I have enjoyed art since I was young. In recent years, I have been fortunate to take courses and experiment with different mediums, continuously returning to alcohol ink, cyanotype, and encaustic. They lend themselves well to Florida themes, allow for depth and layering, and give me a constant flow of ideas.
Though most of the currently available collection are alcohol ink with resin topcoat, watch for future cyanotype and encaustics.
- Kelly Herring