Mushrooms on a Log

11.50"W x 8.00"H x 1.0"D

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Jessica Stepp

Dubuque, IA

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: nature, wood, poplar, mushrooms, wood burning, pyrography, log

Media: heat, wood burning, tool, wood

Size: 11.5"W x 8"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2018

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This is a wood burning of mushrooms growing on a dead log. The wood is poplar wood so it has a smooth look and a slight purple tinge. Very warm feeling. It took a very long time to burn this, though it was my first wood burning piece this extensive.

Well, I’m Jessica Stepp. I'm a philosopher by degree, but artist and poet by heart. I'm passionate about nature, which influences my art greatly, even if it is mostly surreal and fantasy. I grew up in the Midwest and love what it has to offer in way of natural beauty. Hiking and wandering the land is a way that I get inspired to draw. I also let my mind wander and whatever it creates I put to paper. I'm a quiet person and very thoughtful so I think about what I do in art and how others take it. I want the viewer to enjoy it as much as I do in creating it. Being quiet and shy is a hardship for an artist though. It makes for putting your art out there rough. I have a wonderful family who pushed me to get my art out and to not be afraid of what others say.

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