Artist of the Day / wendy mcmillan

Wendy’s work includes hand-printed etchings combining photographic elements, drawing and painting.

“These hand colored etchings come out of a strong desire to integrate the mediums of print, photography and drawing. The matrix of the plate is made up primarily of my own photographs and various appropriated, drawn, painted or traced imagery from many sources.”


About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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2 Responses to Artist of the Day / wendy mcmillan

  1. barbaraelka says:

    all the shapes and textures here are fascinating
    such nice post

  2. These are really great. I have just started playing with etching. It is a really great medium to work with.

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