Irene MacKinnon's Profile
My name is Irene and I am an artist who lives on the beautiful island of Cape Breton on the East Coast of Canada. After receiving my BFA I did everything from colorizing movies and TV shows (Gilligan's Island), working in a photo library in London, England to teaching English and Art in a private school in Greece. For the last 15 years I have owned and operated a painting business with my husband, Patrick. We are a painting company which specializes in decorative finishes as well as murals and trompe l'oeil.
About two years ago I developed carpal tunnel in both my wrists. Painting become very painful so I was looking for another way to be creative. Around the same time my sister gave me a beautiful pendant with a photo transfer on it. I was so impressed with this technique I started experimenting with transfers on collages and on marble tiles. Then I read about polymer clay…
- Born on October 14
- Joined July 6, 2008