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Tag: encaustic collage

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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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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Craft Fair: 2014 Marist Holiday Traditions

For the past two years I have lightly dabbled in the world of art and craft fairs. It was easy to get involved in the beginning, my school offered an annual Artist Market, and all of the set up was provided. After experiencing success, I decided to keep an eye out for other, indoor festivals….

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Encaustic Alphabet Painting: 6″x6″ ABC’s

  Over the last year I have been dabbling in creating encaustic letter collages. I love the idea of people hanging their initials, family members and pets included of course, in their homes. It is an easy way to hang a personalized work of art. After I began making my letters I decided to start…

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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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Crafted Westside

I am so excited to share about my new home for the next year, Crafted Westside. A few weeks ago I was approached by owner, Shanna, about adding my artwork to her soon-to-be-open store. She discovered my pottery through my new Etsy shop, Sweet Celadon, and thought my products would fit with the look and…

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