Kristine Eberhard's Profile

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The beauty of natural forms-butterflies, leaves, dragonflies, the brilliance of their colors , and the never-ending variety of their textures and patterns bring me new inspiration every day. I love being able to bring you their beauty without harming the real creatures themselves- these pieces are only realistic-looking portraits in permanent, fine quality artists' materials. I've been an artist all my life, "officially" beginning with a B.F.A.degree in studio practice of drawing and painting, and working through explorations in fiber, wood, cold glass, and at one point classical western leather carving-that's when I discovered what a flexible, truly creative material leather can be ! I bring all that I've learned from years of experimentation into the creation of " Illuminated Leather "-a combination of sculpture, painting, and functional fine craft, and it's so interesting and many-faceted that I've been doing it for over 20 years…

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  • Born on July 7
  • Joined February 26, 2011

Favorite materials

leather, acrylics, fiber, iridescent paint

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About

The beauty of natural forms-butterflies, leaves, dragonflies, the brilliance of their colors , and the never-ending variety of their textures and patterns bring me new inspiration every day. I love being able to bring you their beauty without harming the real creatures themselves- these pieces are only realistic-looking portraits in permanent, fine quality artists' materials. I've been an artist all my life, "officially" beginning with a B.F.A.degree in studio practice of drawing and painting, and working through explorations in fiber, wood, cold glass, and at one point classical western leather carving-that's when I discovered what a flexible, truly creative material leather can be ! I bring all that I've learned from years of experimentation into the creation of " Illuminated Leather "-a combination of sculpture, painting, and functional fine craft, and it's so interesting and many-faceted that I've been doing it for over 20 years and see new possibilities every day..... I love the prospect of new subjects ; please contact me if you have an idea for a custom piece !

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