Two artists that caught my eye recently.

Elspeth McClean. She paints rocks. Well, she paints a variety of surfaces, but primarily it’s rocks. Rocks covered in dots. They are fantastic.

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Occasionally Elspeth will paint zodiac signs on the rocks. Or maybe a bird.

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But it’s mainly dots on rocks. I also like her oddly-shaped rocks.


And her mandalas.

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Since there is a huge demand for her work (as there should be) Elspeth will randomly put a bunch up in her Etsy store with no warning. They sell out almost immediately. Someday maybe I will be lucky enough to have a rock by her.

The other artist is Xavier Casalta. He also works predominantly with dots but they are very different. Much smaller. And in greater numbers.

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His ability to shade and craft letters using pointillism is impeccable.

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I’m a little bit obsessed with Xavier’s skill. That takes a level of focus I don’t think I have.

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You can order some of his stellar work through his website:

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