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60 Years of Making Art Video and Encaustic workshops

60 YEARS OF MAKING ART VIDEO AND ENCAUSTIC WORKSHOPS

I have been sending this video privately to my subscribers, but now, this once, I am sharing it publicly. Of course since I made this...

Abstract; Back to Figurative

ABSTRACT; BACK TO FIGURATIVE

For the past 9 months, I have been working on my latest series, "The Lightness of Being" and it has been a wonderful creative adventure....

 
 
 
Online Encaustic Classes

ONLINE ENCAUSTIC CLASSES

I love teaching encaustic students in my studio. They get individual personal attention and I get to meet people that I otherwise would...

An Artist Can Only Paint What Is Inside Of Them

AN ARTIST CAN ONLY PAINT WHAT IS INSIDE OF THEM

I have always felt that painters paint who they are. When I look back on the many years I have been a working artist, it is almost...

 
 
 
What Have I Done?

WHAT HAVE I DONE?

I just got these two big boards from the carpenter. When I ordered them, 100 cm x 150 cm, , I did not plan ahead. I went to pick them...

I Am Not An Encaustic Artist

I AM NOT AN ENCAUSTIC ARTIST

I have lived in San Miguel de Allende for over 14 years and have and have taught the encaustic technique here for almost that long....

 
 
 
Nobody said it would be easy

NOBODY SAID IT WOULD BE EASY

I want my latest series to look spontaneous and free flowing. It is not easy for me to do that. I work for days, sometimes weeks to...

Private or Group Encaustic Classes

PRIVATE OR GROUP ENCAUSTIC CLASSES

Noreen. After the close of her 2 day private workshop working with the hot encaustic paint, oil sticks and transfers Learning how to...

 
 
 
Is It Something In The Air?

IS IT SOMETHING IN THE AIR?

Some people have expressed surprise at my newest series, "The Lightness of Being", since it seems like such a departure from my previous...

Process of an Encaustic, Mixed Media Painting

PROCESS OF AN ENCAUSTIC, MIXED MEDIA PAINTING

I was looking forward to working an a larger board for the latest "The Lightness of Being" It is 47" x 35 1/2 " It all started out...

 
 
 
New Year, New Work, New Students and Adventure in Mexico City

NEW YEAR, NEW WORK, NEW STUDENTS AND ADVENTURE IN MEXICO CITY

New bigger boards. The holidays were quiet and enjoyable. I finished a couple more "Lightness of Being" mixed media and encaustic,...

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...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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Prospect House / Breathe Architecture

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D9 House / Group A architects

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Banksy Sets Up Amongst Venice Street Vendors to Share a New Multi-Panel Painting

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Abstract Art,Contemporary Painting, Expressionism, “ABSTRACT SERIES 1 4” by...

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Symmetry, Steve Biro

Symmetry, Steve Biro

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