This encaustic baby of mine was accepted into the juried show “Making Your Mark” ! Hooray! Those of you local to the Santa Fe area the show will be up at the Encaustic Art Institute Sept 21- Oct 16. I will be attending the opening reception Sept 29 5-8pm. Come say Hi 🙂 Feeling Blessed for sure!!!
Steadily living my dreams in the studio these days. A quiet series of landscapes seen through the ethereal lenses we call The Veil… dreamy, atmospheric, and open to anything. Made possible by the magic of bees wax.
Great news from the studio🙂 Feeling happy and grateful! Stop by if you are in the Chicagoland area🙂
How busy I have been!!! Working large, exploring and just discovering! Stepping out of my comfort zone and putting the work out there into juried competitions, festivals, and gallery submissions. So far the results have been a mixed bag of being completely ignored and winning some awards. I’m ready to take the many losses needed for the few hard won wins!
I have found a happy groove working with the wax …Some pieces are on wax coated with shiny metallic pigments that add the sense of magic and otherworld-ness I look for in my work🙂 Happy to be painting!
Halycyon Days 16.5 x 21.5 (metallic gold pigment, oil and encaustic
Blushing Ways 10x1ox1.5 (pigmented wax)
Always Believe 10x10x1.5 (pigmented wax)
Rhapsody 18x24x2 (pigmented wax)
Songbird 12x12x1.5 (metallic silver pigment, oil and encaustic)
After a Summer and Fall of playing and experimenting with wax and the variety of mediums it is compatible with, I feel I may have finally found the vehicles to work with wax in a way honest to my creative way and artistic self. These are the results I am hoping to carry further into 2016. So happy to have this sense of direction with my encaustic practice as we close out another year🙂
1. So Many Blessings 12 x16 (pigmented wax & Pan pastels)
2.Blessed Days 12×16 (pigmented wax and Pan Pastels)
3.Beauty Reign 27×40 (pigmented wax, cold wax and oil)
Who new painting on paper could be so much fun! So free to just play, revisiting how it felt to paint when I was just getting started🙂 … hoping to transfer all I discover to wax pieces….So thankful for newfound joys!!