The latest encaustic is inspired by a plume agate I purchased online. It is such a beautiful agate, I plan on having it turned into a necklace. “Plume Peaks” 29 x 25
New works, New Medium
This is my first attempt with cold wax. It is a wax paste that you blend with oil colors and apply with a pallet knife. I really like the feel of this medium and it is great when you don’t want to heat up the studio with encaustic. These were taken from photographs I took on my trip to Greece …
FRAG Art Bizarre December 2017
6 new small encaustics ready for the upcoming FRAG Art Bizarre happening this Saturday December 9, 2017 from 6 til 11 at the Model City Center in downtown Kingsport, TN. These are 6 x 6 and 5 x 7. Taken from local blue ridge mountain landscapes. They are clockwise from top right: “Deep Valley I”, “Deep Valley II”, “Blue Fall …
New Commissioned Pieces
These are the latest commissioned pieces for the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. While small (6 x 6 and 5 x 7), these pieces have a large impact. They give a glimpse of the local mountain landscapes through the medium of Encaustics. They are “Blue Ridge Morning”, “Blue Ridge Evening”, “Blue Ridge Valley I” and “Blue Ridge Valley II”.
New Encaustic. “Turquoise Topography”
Excited about this new piece. I searched for months to find the perfect frame. I wanted it to be a wide, black frame that would create a spotlight and make “Turquoise Topography” really pop off the wall. At 20 x 24 inches, the frame truly enhances the smaller encaustic and give it more importance. I ordered a professional grade spray …
Goodbye to “Opal Landscape”- Encaustic
It is with happiness and a touch of sadness that I announce the sale of “Opal Landscape”. One of my first attempts at a large Encaustic, this was one of those “OMG moments”. That moment when you finish a piece that is one step up from all the others before. This piece , after hours of studying the opal that …
Another one SOLD!
SOLD! “Blue Morning III” at Weigands Fine Art and Furniture Gallery in Galax, VA. Stop by and check out my other works. More landscapes to come. Thanks Katie!
Second in series of Opal Madness
“Opal Madness II Series 1 #2” . Second in series of opals. This one is Encaustic with hand cut glitter and bronze metallic . Found a beautiful frame too. Love this look!
So happy to have made my first local sale! Sold by Weigand Fine Art Gallery in Galax, VA. Excited !! ….yet sad, sad to have to say goodbye to 2 of my favorites. “Alpine Beauty I ” and “Alpine Beauty II”. These were inspired by our 2015 trip to the Yukon. Taken from scenes along the Alaska Highway. Hope you …
February 12, 2016 Snow day at In Color Studio
Beautiful day here at In Color Studio. Snow days and rainy days are my favorites. Rainy days for the sound of rain on my tin roof and snow days for how cold and beautiful it is outside and how warm and cozy it is here with the wood stove cranked up! New Encaustic….”Plume Mountain” …..details coming soon…..
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