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Should Artists Give Work to Charity Auctions?

SHOULD ARTISTS GIVE WORK TO CHARITY AUCTIONS?

Here is the painting I am donating. cold wax and oil, 17" x 24", framed in a simple black wood frame, ready to hang close up detail My...

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...

 
 
 
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...

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...

 
 
 
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...

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. There will...

 
 
 
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...

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...

 
 
 
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...

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...

 
 
 
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...

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...

 
 
 
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...

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...

 
 
 
Painting Portraits in Encasutic

PAINTING PORTRAITS IN ENCASUTIC

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

Like Magic

LIKE MAGIC

I had a wonderful 10 day tour of the state of Veracruz before Christmas and took many pictures. We traveled almost the whole state...

 
 
 
No Honor For Aung San Suu Kyi !

NO HONOR FOR AUNG SAN SUU KYI !

The posting below is quoted from the Guardian newspaper The Myanmar leader should be cut from Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, critics...

Happy Holidays

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

This is an old oil painting that I did many years ago. It lives in San Francisco now And a Happy Hanukkah to my Jewish friends. I had...

 
 
 
November Has Been a Good Month

NOVEMBER HAS BEEN A GOOD MONTH

6 paintings and a print were sold in November. I am completely recovered from the E-coli infection and parasites in the blood. I had...

I Didn't Stop In Time!

I DIDN'T STOP IN TIME!

It has been spotty working in the studio. Since we moved into a large house with a large back yard and loads of plants to care for,...

 
 
 



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 ...

Daejun Holy Light Church / Lee Eunseok + Atelier KOMA

Daejun Holy Light Church / Lee Eunseok + Atelier KOMA

© Joonhwan Yoon Architects: Lee Eunseok + Atelier KOMA Location: 59 Munjeong-ro 170beon-gil, Seo-gu, Daejeon, South Korea Architect In Charge: Lee Eunseok Area: 4244.0... Read more ...

1769 Summer Sailing

1769 Summer Sailing

I started this painting yesterday, its from a photo I took out at the causeway park here in Ft. Pierce. Its a good sized one, 12 x 16 inches, oil on masonite. Buy this painting... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Monoprint, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art...

Contemporary Art, Monoprint, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Equipoise" by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art,Abstract Painting 30"x22" Oil on Panel/Available Read more ...

Lishin Elementary School Library / TALI DESIGN

Lishin Elementary School Library / TALI DESIGN

© Hey! Cheese Architects: TALI DESIGN Location: Taichung City, Taiwan Lead Architects: Tsai Shian-Gung Designers : Liu Ying-Chen, Chu Shih-Yu, Lin Kuan-Ling Area: 500.0... Read more ...

Rainy City Painting, Abstract Cityscape, Figurative Umbrella "Rainy Day...

Rainy City Painting, Abstract Cityscape, Figurative Umbrella "Rainy Day People 4" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Oil on Canvas Cityscape, Rainy City,Umbrella, Woman With Umbrella 48"x24" SOLD/ Purchase a FINE ART PRINT HERE Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Red Beneath 180116" by Colorado Mixed...

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Red Beneath 180116" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

I thought of calling this painting "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat", but that name was already taken. When you see the patchwork of all the different colors... Read more ...

PEONIES, FLORAL STILL LIFE by TOM BROWN

PEONIES, FLORAL STILL LIFE by TOM BROWN

This is a demonstration painting I did last evening at a workshop I'm teaching. I wanted to show how to capture the impression of the soft, delicate hues in these flowers. We... Read more ...

Earlier Selves, Strangers: A Conversation with Robert Glück

Earlier Selves, Strangers: A Conversation with Robert Glück

Robert Glück ca. early 1970s, from the back cover of Andy (1972). Robert Glück is a poet, fiction writer, editor, and theorist; he is also a recognized ceramicist, educator... Read more ...

Gouache Paintings by Bill MayerBill Mayer is an illustrator and

Gouache Paintings by Bill MayerBill Mayer is an illustrator and

Gouache Paintings by Bill Mayer Bill Mayer is an illustrator and artist painter based in Decatur, Georgia, and graduate of Ringling College of Art in Sarasota, Florida. Clients... Read more ...

Getting on my soapbox

Getting on my soapbox

The last few days I have been reading about the situation with the immigrant kids in the States, and I could barely believe what I was reading. I am beyond disgusted, shocked... Read more ...