Success and June

It was a very short winter but fortunately that made for a very comfortable studio (it can be very cold here) for winter workshops. Outstanding, I might add. All the participants brought creativity to the table and I was very impressed with the finished paintings and there were several. One of the artists sent me … Continue reading

summer workshop

More Workshop News

Yes, it has been a while since I posted. I have a good excuse…I’ve been painting, moving (my home, not my studio), exhibiting and that does not even come close to the busy start to the fall. The October encaustic workshop was great. Especially seeing the monotypes that were created during the two days. Amazing … Continue reading

Encaustic and Image

I have recently considered at length working with the encaustic medium as it relates to the new series I’ve been painting. The encaustic medium has a life of its own and will not be tamed though as many encaustic artists will tell you we keep trying to unlock all the secrets. Unlocking the secrets often … Continue reading

Encaustic Medium

This may be the easiest of all methods for making medium. Actually just iterating for those of you already familiar with the process and making it available for those of you new to the process. Step 1: Using a large skillet or roaster pan, melt your beeswax at 160 degrees. A candy thermometer is a … Continue reading