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Art and Craft Fair: St. Pius X Holiday Marketplace

It has been one busy month! I have yet another art and craft festival to share about. This is the third I have been involved in this month, and not quite the last one. I have enjoyed every minute of the arts and crafts festivals I have participated in. It has given me a taste…

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Visual Journal Page 73: It Was Worth It

We were wrapping up another week at the wonderful, Hilton Head Island, beach. I enjoyed quality time with my family and the sun, while I worked on my tan, played on the beach, and consumed book after book. Overall I was well relaxed. My relaxation ended the second to last day of our trip. My…

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The Sketch Series: Encaustic Mixed Media Art

I’m really excited to share my newest work of art, and hopefully a new direction for my encaustic work. Last year I began playing around with encaustic wax as a new material. I love the entire process, melting the wax, smoothing it, layering, and carving back into it. I instantly fell in love, and since…

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Spray Paint Murals: Chor Boogie

I have always had an interest in street art. I love the vibrant colors, range of subject matter, and sense of freedom spray painted images have. As a child the special trips into the city of Atlanta brought awe at the height of buildings and a bit of shock to see words and images plastered…

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Visual Journal Page 38: A Place That Takes Our Breath Away

I always dream of my honeymoon. While my mind ought to be worrying about deadlines, assignments, and students it instead wanders to far off Costa Rica, 70 degree weather, and absolute relaxation. I am continuously reminded of my already past vacation as my now engaged friends discuss details of their upcoming trips with their future…

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Mixed Media Art: Encaustic Water Tower

  This is the second piece mixed media art I want to share with you from my new series, mixed media objects. This one is made using similar methods as my chair painting (click here to see it). I collage patterned paper to create a base and switch between melting layers of wax and cut…

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