Mixed Media

Secrets of the Universe

A real challenge to get the iris shutter working well, but in the end I’m pleased with the way this painting turned out. The flower of life pattern in the background was very meditative to paint. Size: 12″ x 12″   |   Medium: acrylic, ink, metal rivets, coloured pencil and paper.   |   ©Marijo Swick. […]

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Bee•chanical

Bee•chanical, a work juxtaposing mechanical and organic shapes. Finally finished this painting today. Sometimes they just need to sit on the easel for a bit till I figure out what they need. In this case some iridescent colour on the wings, and a little more definition all round. And then some little bits of turquoise

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The Whaleship III

The Whaleship III has  launched. Let your imagination set sail and escape the mundane. What adventures await! This sculpture took a while to finally realize, lots of trial and error to get the whale pilots correct, however, I think it turned out great in the end. Sometimes patience is good. Size: approximately 12″ x 12″

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Intention

And so with my curiosity came a changed world. I hardly know if I should run away from it, or stand up, greet it and embrace it. But change my whole world? Amazing how one simple act can alter one’s entire perspective, indeed one’s entire existence. Should I stop others from joining my fate or

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Covid Dinner Party

As part of the 2020 special group exhibition, I created this ‘mini’ installation’ called “Covid Dinner Party”, a series of masks designed after theatre masks. While obviously not real PPE, each unique mask speaks to the nature of covering up, and the challenges we have been facing in dealing with the virus, taken with a steampunk bent to inject a little humour  and style into the situation.

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The Whaleship

A fantastical whaleship with propellor at back and fins.  Handmade from papier maché, metal, ink, acrylic.   Available as an Art Print.   Size: approximately 12″ x 12″ x 6″  |   Medium: Papier Maché, Polymer Clay, Ink, Metal,  Wire, Acrylic, Wood   |   ©Marijo Swick.

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The Whaleship II

The Whaleship II is  launching. Let your imagination set sail and escape the mundane. What adventures await! This sculpture took a while to finally realize, lots of trial and error to get the whale pilots correct, however, I think it turned out great in the end. Sometimes patience is good. Size: approximately 12″ x 12″

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Time Machine

The Chronos Dimensional Manipuator or Time Machine, complete with a compass and clock. The first of a couple of time machines planned. This one features wooden dials for the year and spinning disc for the date. Set your time, and pull the switch!   This  time machine has found a new home, but feel free

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