Pete Kelly's Profile
Working as a Fine Art Photographer for 15 years, I utilise the most modern photographic and printing equipment and the most ancient framing techniques, known as Photographic Encaustic.
My work has been described as 'painting with photography' by compositing and layering photographs digitally and then mounting the image onto board, encasing in Beeswax, mixed with Damar Resin (Tree Sap).
This 'digital creative freedom' allows me to enhance and develop my concepts, compositions and subject matter without losing my initial attraction to the original idea.
The wax coating helps to 'ground' the image in painterly nostalgia and permanence.
I love the idea of using techniques that the Egyptians used and finding those techniques to be relevant in today's…
- Joined February 3, 2010
- Pete Kelly
- Manchester, England, United Kingdom