This is a group of twelve working artists, open to the public, which I am a part of. We have open studios and events, but the public can come by any time to just hang out or buy something directly … Read More
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
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
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”!…..
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
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
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.
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