"This piece illustrates the vast levels of the ocean’s propensities. You will see the separations of the texture, color, and physical reaction in the layers. My love of the ocean and its mesmerizing effects, had me thinking of the variety of visuals of the sea.
Calm waves, turbulence, churned, sunlit, colorful....but always under a colorful sky with calming clouds. All through my life, I’ve loved the beach and the sea for the effect on my physical and emotional heart. I finally live near the beach...and everything I paint reflects this!
Alcohol ink Painted on whiteboard for its non-porous surface, no paintbrushes were used. Each layer was taped off and a different household tool was used to separate layers."
- Alene Sirott-Cope
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ALCOHOL INK ON WHITEBOARD
24" x 31"
Hobe Sound, Florida
“The vivid, colorful and bright hues of my medium inspire me and others to appreciate the value of the natural spectrum of color and how it can affect one’s mood and outlook. It has become a whole and creative healing process for me.”
Alene Sirott-Cope has had Type 1 Diabetes since college and has dealt with significant health implications, including open-heart surgery and limited walking capabilities.
Alene’s creative style combines her graphic design experience with technology and a dash of mixed media. She is an experimenter who seeks new techniques, always willing to venture into the unknown. The alcohol ink technique she employs allows her to relax while producing immense beauty in a short amount of time.
Alene has been a professional graphic designer, potter, art director, art educator, and fine artist. Her work has been featured in The Boston Globe, The Crafts Report, Art Calendar, The Nashua Telegraph, The Lowell Sun, Funeria Art, Polymer Cafe Magazine, 1000 Dog Portraits, The NH Chronicle, a book titled “Pigments of Your Imagination," and HGTV’s “That’s Clever.”
She writes, “Art is a great healing process for me, and I need to have some kind of creative process in order to keep me physically and mentally active. With the aid of ArtLifting, I know that the validation of any kind of compensation makes this endeavor even more rewarding.”
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