Johanna RiddleMixed Media johannariddle.com instagram.com/msbooklady facebook.com/johannariddleart
My work is truly mixed media, involving many processes and including a number of types of water-soluble media. I begin by creating a collection of richly painted, printed, and chemically altered papers. These papers form the foundation of my design. I work in layers, freely combining paint, watercolor dyes, inks, watercolor pencils and other media to develop richness and depth and glow.
The magic of art lies in its ability to form a kinship between the viewer and the artist. In that spark of connection, two worlds and perspectives merge. The artist tells her story. The viewer makes fresh interpretations, discovers intricate details, layers their own life experiences over the image. A richer story is born, a new voice heard. Each piece of art ultimately becomes a never-ending story.