For a long time now I have wanted to make my art environmentally friendly but I just didn't know what direction to take. I have done basic things like reduce my engery and water comsumption but that wasn't enough. What I really wanted to get involved with was somehow tackling the problem of waste. I dabbled with the idea of joinging or remoulding various plastics to create something beautiful but it all looked like shit so I gave up and went back to my painting. Recently I came up with the idea of embedding this plastic into my work. So I dabbled again and this time there was some success. I have now locked in an exhibition in Adelaide in March 2013 that involves this process in some way. So now I am commited to continue this journey of waste rebeautification.
_I have been creating some new art work and it is looking fabulous if I do say so myself.
I am really happy with the progression my art is taking and feel I am at a much higher level of skill, technique, composition and overall artist creation. There is always room for improvement but I am happily enjoying the journey. I feel like I am so much closer to my goal of WORLD ART DOMINATION.
I also have a new camera which means I can show you the art in much better detail, no more using my mobile to shoot the work or borrowing “Steve’s Camera”.
Hi I am Janicke Johansen an artist, teacher and all around nice gal, well on most days.