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Old photographs began appearing in my paintings in 2001 within months of my parents giving me all the old family photographs. I love history and exploring the effects our culture has on our thinking and our lives. Incorporating these photos into my work seemed a perfect way to explore these themes.

My story paintings begin with an archival scan of an old photo that is glued and sealed to a wood panel before being transformed with oil paint. The only thing sure to survive is the original face; I may transform everything else. More recently I have incorporated found paint-by-number paintings into my canvases.

On ETSY I can now offer very affordable prints and luscious cards of these paintings. These prints are made by me with exquisite color on archival paper. It matters a lot to me that they look good!…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 28
  • Joined March 30, 2011

Favorite materials

things with character, oil paint, characters, vintage photos, color

About

Old photographs began appearing in my paintings in 2001 within months of my parents giving me all the old family photographs. I love history and exploring the effects our culture has on our thinking and our lives. Incorporating these photos into my work seemed a perfect way to explore these themes.

My story paintings begin with an archival scan of an old photo that is glued and sealed to a wood panel before being transformed with oil paint. The only thing sure to survive is the original face; I may transform everything else. More recently I have incorporated found paint-by-number paintings into my canvases.

On ETSY I can now offer very affordable prints and luscious cards of these paintings. These prints are made by me with exquisite color on archival paper. It matters a lot to me that they look good!

Please send me a message if you have any questions and visit my websites:
www.DawnSiebel.com
www.BetterAngels911.com

Thank you!

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