It’s not everyday that you meet an artist with a floating studio! It’s no wonder that many of her paintings have water and wave themes. We would like to introduce you to Bev Kadow. I think you will be inspired when you take a peek at her workspace.
Bev uses many different materials in her work to create textures. I think you might be surprised. Let me just say that some of her work is truly caffeinated!
Here is what Bev had to say about her work.
My pallet paintings are done with those little paint pads you usually use on trim work around doors and windows. I load the pad with two or three colors and use big sweeping motions to fill the rough fence board “canvas” with waves and beaches.
My workspace is a floating studio . . . peaceful and uplifting.
The river beneath me inspires waves of creativity. I prep old boards with burlap and texture. And then I just go with the flow . . .”
Lately, I’ve been playing with matte medium and heavy body acrylics on canvas. The darned things have been painting themselves! Every swipe of the palette knife changes the landscape and adds a different element. . . it’s awesome! And a little bit out of my comfort zone!
I LOVE textures and the way my paint interacts with layers of mortar and burlap on rough wood!
My “Love Coffee” series features tin hearts, yarn, coffee cups and words layered on maps, plus real coffee beans!