Category: Fine Art


Paper sculpture with mixed media titled “Billie” created from handmade paper pulp which was applied to a free-form molded structure. Once the paper pulp was dried the mold paper form was removed from the free-form mold and metallic paints and sealant were added to emphasize the papers textures and create more visual interest.

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The artwork was given the title “Billie” because of the beautiful marbles incorporated into the composition.  In Old English, the word Billie is defined as small balls.

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The Art Studio is #14 in the Northwoods Studio Art Tour booklet (the link is listed below)
http://www.northwoodsarttour.com

Location: From Hwy 51 five miles north of Woodruff, turn west on Airport Rd. The studio is 1.2 miles north of Lakeland Airport, off North Farming Road, the first driveway on Bayer Lake Road.

The next studio art tour is scheduled for October 5th, 6th and 7th,2018.

Welcome to iMAGiNETHAT! Art Studio!  I hope you will come and explore my studio during the North Woods Art Tour on  October 5-6-7, 2018!  Studio guests will find a wide selection of limited edition greeting cards!  From small cards showcasing fall leaves to colorful bears accompanied by dragonflies!

The Art Studio is #14 in the Northwoods Studio Art Tour booklet (the link is listed below)
www.northwoodsarttour.com

Location: From Hwy 51 five miles north of Woodruff, turn west on Airport Rd. The studio is 1.2 miles north of Lakeland Airport, off North Farming Road, the first driveway on Bayer Lake Road located in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin.

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My art studio is #14 and directions can be found on the Northwoods Art Tour guide map located in the brochure.  To learn more about the 2018 Northwoods Art Tours go to http://www.northwoodsarttour.com

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There are also greeting cards that celebrate the art of dance and delightful snowflakes that dance through the sky.

Susan Kloch Wendlandt is excited to demonstrate the art printmaking during the upcoming Northwoods Art Tour!

Stop in at iMAGiNETHAT Art Studio on October 5-6-7 from 10:00am-5:00pm! It’s listed as #14 on the Northwoods Art Tour (a self-guided tour) brochure.  To learn more about the Northwoods Art Tour artists go to northwoodsarttour.com

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Original prints, funky decorative fish, fluid acrylic paint and “Leap of Faith” collages are presented with a nautical flair at the iMAGiMANiETHAT! Art Studio.
The Art Studio is #14 in the Northwoods Studio Art Tour booklet (the link is listed below)
www.northwoodsarttour.com

Location: From Hwy 51 five miles north of Woodruff, turn west on Airport Rd. The studio is 1.2 miles north of Lakeland Airport, off North Farming Road, the first driveway on Bayer Lake Road located in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin.

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A selection of my limited edition Kodiak Bear-themed art cards and photographs can be purchased this at the iMAGiNETHAT! Art Studio on  October 5-6-7 from 10:00am- 5:00pm, listed as #14 in the Northwoods Art Tour Guide.
At this time I’m not set up to take credit cards but welcome cash and checks.
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I will have my limited edition greeting cards, art journals and a selection of hand-pulled original Intaglio prints and collages for sale this weekend.

I’ll also be selling a limited edition of my collection of Kodiak Bear books, greeting cards,  lined journals, and coasters.

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At this time I’m not set up to take credit cards but welcome cash and checks.

20171106_194826  The Kodiak Bear Books offer photographs and information about the growth and development of Munsey and Boda!

 

Acrylic fluid pour painting on the ceramic tile then sealed with a glaze for high temperatures, so the tile can be used as a trivet. 20180725_101426

I look forward to greeting all my studio guests during the October Northwoods Studio Art Tour held on October 5-6-7,2018
Here’s a peek of my art studio during the July Art Tour at the iMAGiNETHAT! Art Studio. I hope to see you in October!
The Art Studio is #14 in the Northwoods Studio Art Tour booklet (the link is listed below)
http://www.northwoodsarttour.com

Location: From Hwy 51 five miles north of Woodruff, turn west on Airport Rd. The studio is 1.2 miles north of Lakeland Airport, off North Farming Road, the first driveway on Bayer Lake Road.

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Acrylic fluid painting on ceramic and wood.

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Acrylic fluid painting on wood.

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I began documenting the Kodiak bear cubs through photography in October of 2015 at the Grand Opening of the JP Adler Kodiak Bear Exhibit.  Since October 2015, I’ve taken thousands of photographs and have begun charting the growth and development of the bears using a graphing format.  This information along with the photographs is used when I’m writing my blog and books and is also shared with the zoo staff at Wildwood Zoo.

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A wide variety of merchandise has been created to showcase the growth and development of these two adorable rescued Kodiak bear cubs named Munsey and Boda.

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Limited edition photographs, photographic books, drink coasters, calendars, journals and greeting cards, along with large charcoal drawings are just a few of the items created in the honor of the two rescued Kodiak bears.

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Photography title “Stoned” along with limited edition greeting cards showcasing two Kodiak bear cubs playing with a beer keg is displayed on the shelves in the iMAGiNETHAT! Art Studio.

 

I look forward to greeting all my studio guests during the October Northwoods Studio Art Tour held on October 5-6-7,2018
Here’s a peek of my art studio during the July Art Tour at the iMAGiNETHAT! Art Studio. I hope to see you in October!
The Art Studio is #14 in the Northwoods Studio Art Tour booklet (the link is listed below)
http://www.northwoodsarttour.com

Location: From Hwy 51 five miles north of Woodruff, turn west on Airport Rd. The studio is 1.2 miles north of Lakeland Airport, off North Farming Road, the first driveway on Bayer Lake Road.

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Munsey and Boda never disappoint, when it comes to being interactive and sometimes even a little death-defying in regards to their behavior with each other and/or as individual characteristics.

Sometimes they’ll appear to be hugging each other and truly seem at peace with each other and the next minute they’ve into a full force wrestling match!

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Munsey loves to play and toss his collection of field stones whenever given the opportunity. I’ve documented him tossing his stones for 30 minute periods of time, multiple times throughout the day.

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When Munsey was finished with tossing field stones he decided to climb about 25 feet up a tree to retrieve some tender leaves and branches.

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As much as I enjoy photographing Munsey and Boda climbing up a tree, I really wish they’d stop climbing trees!  Munsey is about 840 lbs. and Boda is 860 lbs. on 8/29/2018. The boys an about 3 1/2 years old at this time.

 

My next book titled ” Swamp Stories” is in the process of being printed at this time and will be available at iMAGiNETHAT! Art Studio during the Northwoods Art Tour scheduled for October 5-6-7 from 10:00 am-5:00 pm. My studio is listed as Number #14, located just a mile north of Lakland Airport on Lake Bayer road. To learn more about the Northwoods Art tour go to the following link.    http://www.northhwoodsarttour.com

Thank you to all the studio guests that stopped in to visit with me to learn more about Intaglio Printmaking. I look forward to seeing everyone again during the October Northwoods Studio Art Tour held on October 5-6-7,2018
Here’s a peek of my art studio during the July Art Tour at the iMAGiNETHAT! Art Studio. I hope to see you in October!
The Art Studio is #14 in the Northwoods Studio Art Tour booklet (the link is listed below)
http://www.northwoodsarttour.com

Location: From Hwy 51 five miles north of Woodruff, turn west on Airport Rd. The studio is 1.2 miles north of Lakeland Airport, off North Farming Road, the first driveway on Bayer Lake Road.

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During the July Northwoods Art Tour, I had the opportunity to meet so many wonderful people that traveled from Chicago, Milwaukee, the Twin Cities and Canada!

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I definitely couldn’t have successfully participated in this art tour without the help of my wonderful friend and my fantastic husband!

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My goal is to create artwork that beckons to both the viewer’s eye and sense of touch.

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I was honored to receive an award through the participation of the Range Art Association for my original hand pulled print titled “On The Rocks”.

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During the Art Tour, I created and demonstrated the art of Intaglio Printmaking. I printed a series of small original hand pulled prints titled “Symphony of Leaves”. The series consists of about 20,  4″x 6″ prints, printed on Rives BFK paper.

 

 

 

“WALKABOUT ” is a series of 8 compositions of collages that are comprised of my own handmade paper. I also used fragments from a variety of my Original Intaglio Prints, reproduction prints and photographs along with a few hand painted papers that have been cut, punched and altered to create each composition. The collage is sealed with an acrylic gloss medium and mounted on mat board.

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The subject matter of “WALKABOUT” is represented as a bear.  Over the past two years, I’ve been documenting two rescued Kodiak bear cubs living in the JP Adler Kodiak Bear Habitat at Wildwood Zoo in Marshfield.  I am addicted to recording the growth and development of the cubs (Munsey and Boda) through photography as well as tracking their movements and activities throughout their habitat area.

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(above) Creating a collagraph plate:  An original print will begin with a variety of textured materials.  The materials are arranged in a fashion to create a focal point / focal points, and a foreground, mid-ground, and background.  The texture of the materials often draws the attention of the viewer’s eye, inviting them to touch the surface of the artwork!

(below) Once the materials have been glued into place and coated with white semi-gloss paint to close the pores which assist with a better transfer of the printing inks. Then the collagraph plate is inked, placed onto the Intaglio printing press, RIVES BFK paper is placed on top of the plate and the plate is pulled through the press to create an original Intaglio print.

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The public is invited to explore my art studio on  July 27-28-29,  from 10:00 am-5:00 pm  iMAGiNETHAT Art Studio is #14 on the art tour.  To learn more about all the talented artists on the art tour go to http://www.northwoodsarttour.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I had a fantastic time visiting with all the studio guests that stopped in to learn about Intaglio printmaking!  I look forward to the next two days of demonstrating printmaking during the art tour!

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