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Indigo Seven Series

The Indigo Seven metalpoint series by D. Lammie-Hanson combines indigo, metallic materials, and lighting to create delicate subjects with emotional significance. The technique used is metalpoint, in which 24K gold, brass, and copper are drawn over indigo blue surfaces. The series explores our emotional connections to people, places, and things.



By D. Lammie-Hanson

3 ft x 6 ft  (36 in x 72 in) / (91.44 cm x 182.88 cm)

24 K Gold, Brass on Matte blue prepared surface

"Exhilaration" is a captivating artwork by contemporary metalpoint artist D. Lammie-Hanson that captures the moment of sheer joy and tranquility. The piece is drawn with brass wire and 24K gold plate on an indigo blue surface, creating a shimmering and dynamic effect.

The image depicts a woman floating in water just below the surface, captured in a moment of inertia. The water is drawn in brass wire, adding texture and movement to the piece, while the woman is rendered in 24K gold plate, adding a sense of elegance and refinement.

Measuring 72 inches wide by 36 inches tall, "Exhilaration" is a large-scale artwork that is part of the artist's Indigo Seven series. The six wood panels used to create the piece add to its visual impact and depth.



"Almost There - A Walk to Freedom" is a metalpoint artwork by D. Lammie-Hanson that depicts a naked woman walking down a rainy and desolate State Street in Chicago during the Covid-19 pandemic. Created with brass, copper, and 24K gold on an indigo blue surface, the piece captures the woman's resilience and determination through the shimmering effect of the materials and the emotional impact of the subject matter. The artwork is part of the artist's Indigo Seven Series and showcases their skill in capturing the essence of their subject matter in a single image.

Almost There- A Walk to Freedom


"A Lady in Waiting" is a metalpoint artwork by D. Lammie-Hanson that depicts a naked woman lounging on a chaise, gazing out the window of her apartment at State Street and the Chicago Theater. Created during the Covid-19 lockdown in Chicago, the piece is part of the Indigo Seven series and was made with brass, copper, silver, and gold. The copper used in the artwork represents the woman's skin tone. The artwork captures a sense of introspection and contemplation, inviting the viewer to consider the thoughts and emotions of the subject.

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