Finished another large painting

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I think this is finished, but I might spend some time glazing in some more color for drama. i am having so much fun, allowing myself to just paint by intuition. It really frees me up because of no expectations….just … Read More

Ethereal Botanicals

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I’ve been inspired recently by a fellow artist. Her musings triggered something familiar in me, in a spiritual sense. As a kid, I spent most of my after-school time in the hills of Marin, behind my house, wandering among the … Read More

Nasturtium Love

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I have had a love affair with this plant for years. I love the winding shapes of the stems, especially! They are so Art Nouveau, and the color combinations are unique in “the gardens of the Gods”!…..

Following the “Muse”.

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This is the completed painting. I already had a large prepared Encaustic Board that I was waiting for something special to do on.  It is 18″x24″. I thought of doing something with leaves and branches, so I started applying color, … Read More

Clean up time

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I tend to make huge messes when my creative passion takes over! I pull everything out and I use something, put it to my right (which isn’t where it may belong)! There is the heat gun, and it doesn’t cool … Read More

Working with R & F pigment sticks

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I started with encaustic medium, then a few coats of white medium. Then I rubbed in the sky colors, followed with a photo, printed on tissue paper.. I then covered all with a few coats of the clear.

Flowers and Leaves are my Passion

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I was excited and inspired by the encaustic work of fellow encaustic artist Carolyn W. Rodrigue. She uses fresh leaves covered with oil stick and prints them onto a wax surface. The result is my “Gardenias in Wax,” below.   … Read More

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