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Contemplation and encaustic painting

CONTEMPLATION AND ENCAUSTIC PAINTING

As I mentioned in my last posting, I was in Encinitas CA for a spiritual retreat for 6 days. It was a time of meditation, contemplation...

INSPIRATION AND PRINT SALE

I have been int the States for 2 weeks and am just catching up with social media and gardening. The first 6 days I was at a glorious...

 
 
 
How To Choose Art For Your Home

HOW TO CHOOSE ART FOR YOUR HOME

A Williams Parks" oil in my bedroom I worked as an interior designer for 10 years when I was the sole support of my three daughters...

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...

 
 
 



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 ...

Korean girl with a bandana

Korean girl with a bandana

Vine charcoal mostly, done from a live model. 12x9 charcoal on paper Read more ...

Tube Well House / Atelier Shantanu Autade

Tube Well House / Atelier Shantanu Autade

© Kartik Ail Architects: Atelier Shantanu Autade Location: Ambajogai, India Area: 8500.0 ft2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Kartik Ail Consultants: Samir Dighe, Mayuresh... Read more ...

A House of Small Talks / WARP architects

A House of Small Talks / WARP architects

© Prasanth Mohan, Running Studios Architects: WARP architects Location: Coimbatore, India Lead Architects: Pradeep Arumugam & Shanil Riyaz Area: 3850.0 ft2 Project Year... Read more ...

Watercolor: Tide Pool Brocade - and the challenge of painting clouds in...

Watercolor: Tide Pool Brocade - and the challenge of painting clouds in watercolor

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Painting White Clouds in Watercolor If you've tried to paint white clouds in watercolor, you know that the... Read more ...

Streaks of Pink, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Streaks of Pink, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Streaks of Pink14x18 on canvas I created this at the Pottery Barn during my sale and demo. I had fun visiting with everyone and showing off my art. Thanks to everyone that... Read more ...

Nolintha Residence / in situ studio

Nolintha Residence / in situ studio

© Keith Isaacs Architects: in situ studio Location: Raleigh, United States Lead Architects: in situ studio Area: 2447.0 ft2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Keith... Read more ...

This Lens Ring Box is a Sharp Way to Propose to a Photographer

This Lens Ring Box is a Sharp Way to Propose to a Photographer

Matt Zabloski of Kelo Designs has created a new mechanical camera lens ring box for people who want to propose to a photographer in style. Turning the aperture ring opens the... Read more ...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Abstract,Small Painting “Beautiful” by...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Abstract,Small Painting “Beautiful” by Colorado Artist Gerri Calpin

Heavy texture, Ploymer clay image, acrylic paint. Black painted wood frame, ready to hang or use easel. 8"x8"x1/4" Mixed Media on Canvas $100 Read more ...

The Universe Contemplated in Taos, with Sound and Light, at PASEO 2018

The Universe Contemplated in Taos, with Sound and Light, at PASEO 2018

Artist Cristopher Cichocki works on Circular Dimensions The PASEO nighttime art festival emerged in 2014 as a platform to present installation, performance and projection art... Read more ...

Interior View Painting, Still Life, Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting...

Interior View Painting, Still Life, Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting, “Painting my Painting” Narrative Art by Santa Fe Artist Judi Goolsby

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... Sense of Place Series 20"x20"x1.5"Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available Read more ...