sleetmaa

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NY, United States
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surrealist with macabre overtones likes ink, watercolor and salt.
Website:
likelaurels.deviantart.com/

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for The Sketchbook Project: 2011

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This is Sophie Leetmaa.

 I intend to make artwork that has a certain kind of atmosphere. I'd like to describe it but if I succeeded there wouldn't be a reason to seek to create the art. If I could unnerve someone or thrill them, at best both, that would make me happy. Watercolor and ink are often used with salt and rubbing alcohol. I find a few running themes in the imagery; there are furniture with eyes, downtrodden birds, overcast skies, and embroidery thread. 

Comments (14)

Shoelace
Shoelace January 24, 2011

Thankyou very much :) I love your drawings and especially the front cover to your sketchbook along with the frost covered branch drawing. delightful. x

 
owenharris
owenharris January 22, 2011

well spotted...i had left the 'james' bit of my name in my address - Thank you. have another try! look forward to hearing from you

 
owenharris
owenharris January 22, 2011

excellent news.  cheers for getting back to me.  you can get my email address from my website - i can forward you my postal address on to you - especially love  'Likely, scarlet' for the intimate mark making techniques you have used.  I do request, so email me what you'd like me to draw for you.  Cheers sleetmaa

 
owenharris
owenharris January 22, 2011

sensitive and intruiging use of layered colour.  beautifully macarbe.

do you ever swap your work?

 
schneida
schneida January 19, 2011

Very creative on many levels, great to see, cheers

 
ofloveandbeauty
ofloveandbeauty January 16, 2011

Thanks for the comments!! :) And I love your watercolor and salt technique.

 
sethfitts
sethfitts December 25, 2010

Thank you for the compliment! Apologies for the delayed response.

 
jabberwockdog
jabberwockdog October 28, 2010

fixed your name.  Sorry about that!

can't wait for it to get here in the mail so I can draw conjoined twins and house centipedes and huge orders of food, and stuff like that. 

 
pointypix
pointypix October 26, 2010

Hi Sophie

Thanks so much for your lovely comments. I had a look at your deviant art and tumblr sites and I love the effect you get with watercolour - is that through using salt?  Your pen and ink 'How we quit the forest' is really brilliant.

 
jabberwockdog
jabberwockdog October 25, 2010

Your stuff is always great ;-;

 

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