Encaustic Homework

Encaustic Homework

Nancy’s eCourse: If you follow my blog you know I’ve been taking an eCourse taught by Nancy Crawford. Her course includes design, encaustic prep work and techniques. In particular she wanted us to demonstration encaustic accretion,incising,...
Encaustic Polyptychs

Encaustic Polyptychs

Polyptych?  When I first started working a little larger I found it almost natural to want to connect two or three small panels together to create a larger surface. The concept of multiple panels is not new. In the early Middle Ages such panels were held together by...
Encaustic Themes

Encaustic Themes

Just me and my shadow: In the studio I’m rarely alone, my imagination runs a commentary along side me.  Oh, in the moment as I’m working the wax, solving some challenge of getting the right color or texture, it’s just me; but let me step back to look...
Encaustic Class

Encaustic Class

Taking a class allows me to experiment with different styles.  Take today’s piece for example, currently known as 2016-12-15 :-).  This piece started off to be another “rust” piece and partway thru I found I had created an internal (in my mind)...