The Amount of Tea I Drink in a Week



Ok, I have a problem. I *love* tea. That may not sound like a problem but I *REALLY* love tea and when I made this group of paintings I actually sat down and figured out how much tea I drink in a week, on average. I drink about 17 cups of hot & iced tea a week. I'm ok with that, especially if there are cookies involved.

These are the 3 paintings that I was working on Sunday.  They have actual tea leaves embedded in it-- vanilla spice chai to be exact (my favorite!). Each have the a tally of 17 hatched into it to reveal the underpainting color. The overall color is how I like to drink my tea-- milky! This was really a great mix since the painting smells like chai tea with honey-- perfect!  I really do love the smell of encaustic so adding tea to it is like a dream come true.


I'm hoping to make a bunch more with different colors but for now, these are available via jamieribisi.com or jamieribisi.etsy.com

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The Amount of Tea I drink in a Week, orange, red, & green versions
Encaustic & Vanilla Spice Chai Tea on wood
6" x 6" (15.24 cm x 15.24 cm) each
January 2009

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2 Responses to The Amount of Tea I Drink in a Week

  1. These are beautiful and so unique as well!

  2. Thank you so much!! I'm having alot of fun making them :)

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