New Date and a Preview!

NightForest, 70x24 inches, acrylic on vinyl, ©2012 Elizabeth Sanford

I’m turning Night Forest into a lantern that’s 70 inches tall! You’ll have to wait a little longer to see it, though; due to wacky weather, The Nashville Lantern Festival will now take place on March 12.

Find more information here:

Mystery Technique #33


The Nashville Lantern Festival is coming on March 5! Want to learn more about how these origami lanterns were made? Check back next month; and find out more about the festival here:

ANSWER TO MYSTERY TECHNIQUE #32: First I partially wet the paper with a spray bottle; then I took a liner brush and painted a network of magenta lines across the page, adding a few blue ones before the paper dried.

Mystery Technique #32

MT#32, ©2015, Elizabeth Sanford


Want to learn more about how this was done? Check back next month for the explanation.

ANSWER TO MYSTERY TECHNIQUE #31: First I applied a thick layer of Golden® crackle paste on 300 lb. watercolor paper. After it dried, I applied several this glazes of acrylic paint to emphasize the cracks.




Last Day!

Reshaping the Shadows, installation shot, ©2014 Elizabeth Sanford

Today is the last day for my installation at the Nashville Airport! If you missed it, you’ll have another chance to see some of these pieces in a show I’m having in Nov. 2015; details to follow soon!