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Enchanting tool art on display


January 28, 2021

A collage of watercolor tools, each telling their own story.

UNIONTOWN - A new art exhibit will open Feb. 4 featuring the works of Rachael Eastman.

"Tools: Their Cleaver Enchantment" will be on display in Dahmen Barn will run from Feb. 4-28; the barn is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sunday.

Visitors can meet the artist from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 7.

Eastman uses watercolor as a medium for creating the appearance of the wear and tear a tool sustains.

In her works, she mimics the rust-like textures using the wet-on-wet process, capturing a tool as it exists.

The life of a tool can be lengthy, passing through a variety of owners, she said.

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