“Encaustic In-Depth: Mixed Media” Encaustic workshop SAC (May 2018)

Encaustic is an amazing technique that uses pigmented beeswax manipulated by heat tools to create works of art. “Encaustic In-Depth: Mixed Media” is an excellent gateway workshop into this versatile medium.  We will be covering the basics of encaustic painting including information about materials, tools, safety and studio set-up.  Over the course of this 2-day […]

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A.R.T. and A.D.D.

It’s a little known fact that I have A.D.D.  Just for funzies lets throw in a little depression and O.C.D. while we’re at it.  I’m an alphabet soup of clinical terms – tasty!   Don’t worry, this isn’t anything new for me and I have a lifetime of experience learning how to live with these little brain-minions […]

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Face to Face With My Comfort Zone (part 2)

Now that I’ve got the itch to get back in the classroom I signed up for another workshop: “Making Faces with Charlie Levin”. The months passed and boy was I excited!  As the weekend drew nearer I began researching Charlie’s work and chatted anyone’s ear off who’d listen about my upcoming adventure.  I had prepared extra […]

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So you think you want to start a painting?

Part 1 My cousin is getting married later this month and smart me thought, “I’ll make her a painting!” Nothing like a personal from-the-heart gift to celebrate that once in a lifetime union to your soul mate. It’s either that or a gravy boat. So I asked her what their favorite colors are. I got […]

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