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Tag: oil painting

Joining the Art and Craft Fair Circuit

After a two years of collecting parts I finally have my outdoor booth set up ready to go. It’s officially June, and I have two outdoor fests under my belt with one more before the month closes out. Atlanta is not shy when it comes to hosting festivals, the latest addition is the Mac n’…

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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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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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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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Giveaway: Personalized House Painting or Map Painting (closed)

I’m very excited, after a very long break, to once again host a giveaway of my own items! With the holiday season quickly approaching I decided it was a great time to highlight two items that could make great, personalized gifts this season. In my Etsy shop I have a wide range of items, but…

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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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