Suzanne Drown's Profile
Hello! I am an artist living, working and teaching in South Portland on the beautiful southern coast of Maine.
Using the ancient process of batik, I have been creating unique and what I hope to be inspiring works of art. Batik is an ancient art process in which fabric is painted with wax, then hand painted or vat dyed to reveal the design. Each color in the design requires a separate process, so that the image is created layer by layer. I do both traditional batik surface design, as well as more contemporary designs that incorporate words, distinct images and additional techniques, such as dye painting. More recently, watercolor has captured my imagination and has opened a whole new world of artistic expression.
I gather the inspiration for my artwork from nature, dance (my daughter is a dancer) and cultures from around the…
- Born on December 30
- Joined January 14, 2009