Working with the 7×21 Ampersand Encausticbords made just for this collaborative exhibit turned into an unexpected delight. With the width of only 7 inches, I found it natural to lay them side by side and view them as one unit. The theme of connection became stronger as I would work on a panel individually and
I’ve been a little obsessed with painting… painting sleep patterns. You see, I have a Fitbit Charge, one of those fitness watches. While I initially got it to encourage me to keep moving consistently, I have become enthralled by the Sleep Pattern reports I get each day. I can visually see how restless I’ve been
The studio has been a-buzzing this month. The smell of beeswax fills my nostrils with joy. I have many pots stirring with projects, jewelry, teaching, learning, but even with all of this, I did not want to, simply could not, forsake my painting time. What a balm to my soul. Beeswax-infused origami imparts such dimension
I love how encaustic painting seemingly captures the movement of the dance midstroke.
for the highlights of Artfest 2012. This year I brought a new travel companion, my illustrious dotter. We spent the day of registration wandering the beautiful and charming town of Port Townsend, WA. For some reason, the photos are all food related. I had the best Americano to date here: And this is my favorite
I have a thing for paper boats, the kind I used to make sitting in the church pew. After a recent trip to the Yucatan Peninsula, I believe my brain absorbed the salt water… and this song won’t leave my head, so I keep making boats.
My desk drawer broke. I found this handsome man looking for a solution. He found one! But I have to wait a whole day for the wood glue to dry. So I have one more day before I have to clean up this mess. Really most of the mess on my desk goes elsewhere, but
My mom recently gave me a treasure box. The contents are full of china painting accessories that were used by my great-grandmother. plus some old photos of friends unkown. I love treasure, glimpses of my family past. I knew my great-grandmother, but she was very old to me. She had braces on her legs and