Two tropical leaves painted with local Santa Barbara wine. This design was inspired by the tropical plants all over Santa Barbara but this plant will never die or need to be watered. The darker areas that resemble tie dye is where the wine pooled and was the last to dry creating a hypnotizing effect. Made with wine and ink Each wine is different and oxidizes at a different pace. Each painting is photographed after the painting is complete to capture their true colors before they start changing. A painting will continue to change colors over time as it continues to oxidize, this makes it a living & breathing piece of art. A wide range of colors can be extracted from wine depending on the processing or painting methods used. Either straight from the bottle, fermented in a container or evaporated sludge from an open container, wine painting can be very complex or very simple.
"Tropical Leaves" by Danielle Methman
Inspired by Santa Barbara County’s bountiful wine region, passionate wine makers and fellow local wine painter Christina LoCascio Larner, Danielle wanted to test her painting skills with this new yet ancient...Read More