Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: encaustic

Tessellation Time, Come On! *think Kool & the Gang

Between all the folding done at the OrigamiUSA Convention in New York and all the painting and folding done at Encausticamp in Seattle this summer, I am so geared up for my upcoming workshop, Tessellate, at Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch’s OPENstudio in Lexington KY this Sept 14-17. I am directly followed by Erin Keane and her

Inner Expressions Encaustic Exhibit

By the residents of the Kansas City Rescue Mission Women’s Center, Studio Joy presents Inner Expressions, an encaustic exhibit at Beggar’s Table Gallery. Date: First Friday, March 4, 2016 Time: 6-9pm Location: Beggars Table Gallery, 2010 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City MO 64108 This exhibit developed from a place of expression and experimentation by a group

I finally allowed myself time for a bath today.

I finally allowed myself time for a bath today. We moved here to this amazing work/live space over a year and a half ago. In this year and a half, my son graduated high school, we searched for a new church home, a dearly loved grandmother left this earth for her eternal home, my daughter got

EncaustiCamp Supply List

July is just around the bend. Five more weeks until EncaustiCamp! This year I’ll be teaching Encaustic Encapsulation, a technique I developed combining wax and soldering, as featured in Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch’s latest book, Encaustic Revelation. I’ve had a few questions from students about the supply list, so thought an expanded version might be of

Unity in Purpose

So I have something very important to share with you before I talk about unity. I changed my hair color, again. So for those of you going to Encausticamp that have not met me yet, my hair is blond, not red. Now that I have that off my chest, I have something most wonderful to

Seven Degrees of Connection

7 Degrees of Connection, the whole time I was absorbing the color swatches, I was also pondering that theme. What did it look like? I know what it feels like, the connection, like a vibration of energy or light that we share, like a sending and receiving of satellite signals, but how would that play