Description My wife, Mary, had a dream about swimming with Sea Turtles. I started making art using the description and feelings she shared from that dream. Marys dream, turtles, fish and other natural images continue to inspire me. Although I intended to add the turtle to the original as a printed acrylic skin, the canvas was destroyed in the process. I had already scanned the acrylic canvas so I was able to complete the idea in the computer. This image is made from Golden acrylic polymer medium, fluid acrylics, airbrush colors, and gel with a computer added photo image of a sea turtle. I have always felt at one with nature and the universe when diving in the ocean and want to share my feelings through these images.
Edward Bock, Minneapolis, MN Member Since March 2007 Artist Statement I have been working with image making for 45 years and developed a blend of painting and photography called Fusionnée Images®. I was a commercial photographer who discovered painting and mixed media, I now lead a double life.
I am inspired by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Frank Stella, Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Stanley Keleman and Bonnie Cutts.