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Encaustic Mixed Media: Wine Corks, Playing Cards, Scrabble Tiles, and Letters

Recently, I was asked by a family friend do do a commissioned work of art for her husband’s sixtieth birthday. I was flattered, and excited for the prospect of a new project. It all began with a very large bag of corks from wine Buddy and Margaret (lovingly called Uncle Buddy and Aunt Margaret, as…

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Carving Encaustic: Negative Space Birch Trees

For the past six months I have been experimenting with encaustic medium. After spending the last three years using encaustic as a medium to collage and layer with, I have decided it is time to take it a step further. My 3D and 2D interests were brought together when I began carving into the top layer of wax…

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2015 Whimsical Wares Spring Show

  After a very successful show with Whimsical Wares this past November, I decided to team up with them again and participate in their spring show. Debbie And Helaine have worked endless hours to find artists who offer interesting arts, crafts, jewelry, and other unique gifts. This show is just in time for Mother’s Day…

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Encaustic Art: Exploring Mixed Media and Carving Wax

For the past three years I have dabbled in the world of encaustic art. I began incorporating it into sections of my mixed media paintings, and slowly it became my primary medium. I have learned so much in the last three years, how to achieve smooth surfaces, how to manipulate the layers, and most recently,…

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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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Craft Fair: 16th Annual Wesleyan Artist Market

It’s the week I have been preparing for, for the last few months, it is Artist Market week! I’m so lucky to work at a school that offers opportunities to promote my artwork, like the Wesleyan Artist Market. Last year I felt very accomplished as I packed up my booth, a good 30 pieces shy…

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