“Big Sky” Acrylic workshop SJ (Mar 2018)

One of the most beautiful subjects to paint in nature is the ever-changing sky. Sunsets, starry nights, lazy summer days, and storm fronts provide a lifetime of inspiration. Who can argue that one of the most dynamic natural elements of the sky above are the clouds? These are the personality of the landscape and are […]

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“Deluxe Encaustic Lab” Encaustic workshop SAC (Feb 2018)

Do you need an encaustic space to create? It’s finally here! The Deluxe Encaustic Lab is a 3-hour block of time so you can focus, practice and paint.  This lab is uninstructed however I will be present in case you have a question or two.  This lab is designed to be a V.I.P. experience limited to only 6 participants.  Here is […]

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“Delta Abstracts” Acrylic workshop SAC (Feb 2018)

This 1-day acrylic workshop will highlight the relationship of core compositional elements between landscapes and abstracts. We will focus on creating a simple semi-abstract Delta landscape using a limited color palette through step-by-step exercises.  Glazing and layering techniques using opaque and transparent colors will be covered in order to achieve depth in a landscape painting.  In […]

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“Deluxe Encaustic Lab” Dec

Do you need an encaustic space to create? It’s finally here! The Deluxe Encaustic Lab is a 3-hour block of time so you can focus, practice and paint.  This lab is uninstructed however I will be present in case you have a question or two.  This lab is designed to be a V.I.P. experience limited to only 6 participants.  Here is […]

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“Encaustic In Depth: Surface Mastery” Encaustic workshop Oct SJ

What is encaustic without texture? The sculptural and tactile quality of encaustic is undeniably alluring.  This 1-day workshop will open the door to the many ways of integrating texture, incision and pattern into your encaustic paintings.  You will learn how to successfully use stencils and how to customize the outcome so your artwork is unique.  In addition to […]

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“Deluxe Encaustic Lab” Oct Sac

Do you need an encaustic space to create? It’s finally here! The Deluxe Encaustic Lab is a 3-hour block of time so you can focus, practice and paint.  This lab is uninstructed however I will be present in case you have a question or two.  This lab is designed to be a V.I.P. experience limited to only 6 participants.  Here is […]

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Sacramento Open Studios 2017

You’re Invited! Come visit me, Jaya King, and amazing fellow artist, Jenny Keller, for Sacramento Open Studios! To get a taste of the Jaya & Jenny show you’ve GOT to watch our 10 minute “Artist Chat” video all the way through to the end – there’s a little surprise! Jenny will have her gorgeous colorful acrylics […]

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“Emergence” Art Show

My new collection of large scale encaustic artwork is on display at the Sacramento Board of Supervisors Chambers through January 2018 HERE IS A PREVIEW OF WHAT IS HANGING: Artwork available for viewing whenever the chambers are in session. The chambers are located inside of the County Administration Center at 700 H Street, Suite 1450, Sacramento, CA […]

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“Intro to Encaustic” Encaustic workshop August 11

Welcome to the wonderful world of wax! This is going to be an exciting hands-on introduction to the most magical of mediums: encaustic.  In this 1-day workshop we will be covering the basics of encaustic painting including information about materials, tools, safety and studio set-up.  This workshop is limited to only four students so you will have […]

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“Encaustic In-Depth: Beyond Black & White” Encaustic Workshop August

 THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL (will be repeated Oct 23rd – 24th) Learning encaustic is a little like taming a horse.  It is beautiful, wild and in a split second it gets out of control.  The key to successful encaustic art is understanding the subtleties of the wax and harnessing its natural potential.  When art is […]

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