To read about Ora Sorensen’s gold leaf technique and see additional paintings, see Brushing Up in the December 2007 issue of The Artist’s Magazine.
Cattleyas on Gold Leaf (oil with gold leaf, 36×48)
A native New Yorker, Ora Sorensen has lived (and taken workshops) all over the world. She’s a member of the board of directors for the Cornell Museum of Art and History in Delray Beach, Florida, and her paintings have been exhibited at the Ritter Art Gallery at Florida Atlantic University and the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art. Her most recent project is a series of commissioned paintings for the lobby of the Intercontinental Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio.