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More Encaustic Techniques

MORE ENCAUSTIC TECHNIQUES

Happy Holidays to all. As most of you know, I have been working in encaustic for more than 20 years. Most of that time I was a purist...

Process of an Encaustic Painting

PROCESS OF AN ENCAUSTIC PAINTING

This painting started out as watercolor and diluted inks on a couple of layers of milk paint. Then I covered that with clear encaustic....

 
 
 
I Am Not An Encaustic Artist

I AM NOT AN ENCAUSTIC ARTIST

Nor am I a cold wax artist, nor a mixed media artist, etc... I am an artist. I make paintings and use what ever techniques that will...

2 day studio sale

2 DAY STUDIO SALE

 
 
 
Painting Portraits in Encasutic

PAINTING PORTRAITS IN ENCASUTIC

Setting up the hot palette and preliminary drawing I have created and posted my encaustic online class, Painting Portraits in Encaustic....

Nudes in Art?

NUDES IN ART?

Acrylic on canvas, 1988 This is the first nude I painted when I was a freshman in art school. I posted an older encaustic painting...

 
 
 
Studio Days

STUDIO DAYS

I love nothing more than being able to have uninterrupted days in the studio. It has not been possible for a while because of an armed...

What's Next?

WHAT'S NEXT?

Even though I have been painting more years than many people reading this blog have been alive, I still go through periods of doubt...

 
 
 
Wax workshops in Mexico

WAX WORKSHOPS IN MEXICO

I have been teaching encaustic workshops in San Miguel de Allende for 13 years. It is a wonderful experience for me to share all the...

New Online Class

NEW ONLINE CLASS

Figurative encaustic paintings I filmed an informal session in my studio of me painting a portrait in encaustic. It is as if you were...

 
 
 
Women's History Month

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

For 12 years, I painted nothing but jazz musicians. As I traveled with my late husband, Kai Winding, html , I always had a sketch book...

The Many Lives of An Encaustic Painting

THE MANY LIVES OF AN ENCAUSTIC PAINTING

I started this painting some time in early February and it sat leaning on the studio wall for weeks. I did take 9 days off to visit...

 
 
 
Why Do I Keep going Back To Encaustic?

WHY DO I KEEP GOING BACK TO ENCAUSTIC?

I have been going in several creative directions this year. I haven't settled on a series yet. You can see the variety of work that...

Advanced Encaustic Techniques

ADVANCED ENCAUSTIC TECHNIQUES

If you have been following my bog for a while, you probably have noticed that I have several online classes. Here is one for those...

 
 
 
Open Studios

OPEN STUDIOS

I am looking forward to opening my studio and Cynthia Hamilton's show room on May 16th. You and your friends are welcome. Joaquin Piñiero,...

Tomorrow is the day

TOMORROW IS THE DAY

It will be interesting to see who comes to our open studio/ pillow show room tomorrow. It is off season in San Miguel, but I am hoping...

 
 
 
I Had A Good Start. Painting My First Abstract

I HAD A GOOD START. PAINTING MY FIRST ABSTRACT

When I was in art school, where I majored in painting and minored in advertising art, I was such a young, full of myself art student...

My Encaustic Palettes

MY ENCAUSTIC PALETTES

For encaustic figurative and portrait painting, my hot palette is laid out the same as my oil painting palette; naples yellow, yellow...

 
 
 
"So, you moved to Mexico to retire!"

"SO, YOU MOVED TO MEXICO TO RETIRE!"

A woman who visited the gallery last week asked me if I retired when I moved to Mexico 14 years ago. Retire! I actually laughed. Artists...

Visiting Artists' Studios

VISITING ARTISTS' STUDIOS

Our home gallery and studios have been a part of the art tours for over a year now. Below is an article about these fascinating visits...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Pen secrets, part three

Pen secrets, part three

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Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting, Fine Art For Sale

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting, Fine Art For Sale

Messages from the Earth can be heard when when you pay attention to nature. 9"x12" Acrylic on Paper/Available $200.00 Read more ...

Mixed Media Geologic Abstract Art Painting "SARASOTA DEMO" By Carol Nelson...

Mixed Media Geologic Abstract Art Painting "SARASOTA DEMO" By Carol Nelson Fine Art

I used the turquoise rock in photo as my color inspiration. 10"x10"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /sold Commissions welcome. Read more ...

Ostufer / Holzrausch

Ostufer / Holzrausch

© Oliver Jaist Architects: Holzrausch Location: Ammerland, Münsing, Germany Area: 320.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Oliver Jaist Read more ...

Villa Geef / Damilano Studio Architects

Villa Geef / Damilano Studio Architects

© Andrea Martiradonna Architects: Damilano Studio Architects Location: Sondrio, Italy Architect In Charge: Duilio Damilano Collaborator: Enrico Massimino Area: 4150.0... Read more ...

Allegorical Portrait of 16C-18C Gentlewomen as the Goddess Minerva of War...

Allegorical Portrait of 16C-18C Gentlewomen as the Goddess Minerva of War, the Arts, & Wisdom

1600s Simon Vouet Anna of Austria as Minerva with Minerva's symbol of the owl at her feet. Early artists painted their contemporaries somewhat like allegories, & often painters... Read more ...

Vita - The Fortune Bridge / ARIZON DESIGN

Vita - The Fortune Bridge / ARIZON DESIGN

Festival Gourmet Street function. Image © SHEN-PHOTO Architects: ARIZON DESIGN Location: Zhengzhou, Henan, China Lead Architects: Junwei Shen Area: 1100.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Preston House / Sydesign + Lot 1 Design

Preston House / Sydesign + Lot 1 Design

© Katherine Lu Architects: Lot 1 Design , Sydesign Location: Five Dock, Australia Design Team: Shady Younes , Tammy Miconi Area: 404.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting, Fine Art For Sale “PRAIRIE...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting, Fine Art For Sale “PRAIRIE FROM HERE TO THERE” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

24"x24"x.75 Acrylic on Cradled Panel/Available Read more ...

Abstract Painting, Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, “Bird on a...

Abstract Painting, Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, “Bird on a Wire” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $575 Read more ...