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60 Years of Making Art

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When Is A Painting Finished?

WHEN IS A PAINTING FINISHED?

Collectors deciding which paintings to buy When is a painting finished along with "How long did it take you to make that?" are questions...

Why Learn to Draw?

WHY LEARN TO DRAW?

When I was a freshman in the University of Illinois, majoring in art, we had to spend the first semester drawing in black and white....

 
 
 
Actually Painting with Encaustic

ACTUALLY PAINTING WITH ENCAUSTIC

Encaustic painting still seems to be fascinating and drawing more and more people into trying their hand at painting with hot wax,...

60 Years of Making Art Video and Encaustic workshops

60 YEARS OF MAKING ART VIDEO AND ENCAUSTIC WORKSHOPS

I have been sending this video privately to my subscribers, but now, this once, I am sharing it publicly. Of course since I made this...

 
 
 
Abstract; Back to Figurative

ABSTRACT; BACK TO FIGURATIVE

For the past 9 months, I have been working on my latest series, "The Lightness of Being" and it has been a wonderful creative adventure....

Online Encaustic Classes

ONLINE ENCAUSTIC CLASSES

I love teaching encaustic students in my studio. They get individual personal attention and I get to meet people that I otherwise would...

 
 
 
An Artist Can Only Paint What Is Inside Of Them

AN ARTIST CAN ONLY PAINT WHAT IS INSIDE OF THEM

I have always felt that painters paint who they are. When I look back on the many years I have been a working artist, it is almost...

What Have I Done?

WHAT HAVE I DONE?

I just got these two big boards from the carpenter. When I ordered them, 100 cm x 150 cm, , I did not plan ahead. I went to pick them...

 
 
 
I Am Not An Encaustic Artist

I AM NOT AN ENCAUSTIC ARTIST

I have lived in San Miguel de Allende for over 14 years and have and have taught the encaustic technique here for almost that long....

Nobody said it would be easy

NOBODY SAID IT WOULD BE EASY

I want my latest series to look spontaneous and free flowing. It is not easy for me to do that. I work for days, sometimes weeks to...

 
 
 
Private or Group Encaustic Classes

PRIVATE OR GROUP ENCAUSTIC CLASSES

Noreen. After the close of her 2 day private workshop working with the hot encaustic paint, oil sticks and transfers Learning how to...

Is It Something In The Air?

IS IT SOMETHING IN THE AIR?

Some people have expressed surprise at my newest series, "The Lightness of Being", since it seems like such a departure from my previous...

 
 
 
Process of an Encaustic, Mixed Media Painting

PROCESS OF AN ENCAUSTIC, MIXED MEDIA PAINTING

I was looking forward to working an a larger board for the latest "The Lightness of Being" It is 47" x 35 1/2 " It all started out...

New Year, New Work, New Students and Adventure in Mexico City

NEW YEAR, NEW WORK, NEW STUDENTS AND ADVENTURE IN MEXICO CITY

New bigger boards. The holidays were quiet and enjoyable. I finished a couple more "Lightness of Being" mixed media and encaustic,...

 
 
 
More Encaustic Techniques

MORE ENCAUSTIC TECHNIQUES

Happy Holidays to all. As most of you know, I have been working in encaustic for more than 20 years. Most of that time I was a purist...

Process of an Encaustic Painting

PROCESS OF AN ENCAUSTIC PAINTING

This painting started out as watercolor and diluted inks on a couple of layers of milk paint. Then I covered that with clear encaustic....

 
 
 
I Am Not An Encaustic Artist

I AM NOT AN ENCAUSTIC ARTIST

Nor am I a cold wax artist, nor a mixed media artist, etc... I am an artist. I make paintings and use what ever techniques that will...

2 day studio sale

2 DAY STUDIO SALE

 
 
 
Painting Portraits in Encasutic

PAINTING PORTRAITS IN ENCASUTIC

Setting up the hot palette and preliminary drawing I have created and posted my encaustic online class, Painting Portraits in Encaustic....

Nudes in Art?

NUDES IN ART?

Acrylic on canvas, 1988 This is the first nude I painted when I was a freshman in art school. I posted an older encaustic painting...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Geological Abstract Painting, Contemporary Mixed Media Art, Large Painting...

Geological Abstract Painting, Contemporary Mixed Media Art, Large Painting "TERRA FIRMA 2" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

This commissioned diptych features copper and metal foil accents on heavily textured canvas. 36"x42"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel/sold Commissions welcome. Read more ...

Chã House / Pablo Pita Arquitectos

Chã House / Pablo Pita Arquitectos

© José Campos Architects: Pablo Pita Arquitectos Location: Porto, Portugal Category: Apartment interiors Design Team: Pablo Rebelo. Pedro Pita. Catarina Alegria Photographs... Read more ...

Creek Bound, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound7x5 oil on canvas I am really enjoying this series of small paintings. It has a fun time of exploring new techniques with color and design. I am creating small works... Read more ...

Sony Unveils a7R IV: The World's First 61MP Full-Frame Camera

Sony Unveils a7R IV: The World's First 61MP Full-Frame Camera

During a live presentation in New York City this morning, Sony revealed its latest full-frame mirrorless camera, breaking new ground in this ever-more crowded market with the... Read more ...

VR Pavilion / AMD

VR Pavilion / AMD

© Ilya Ermolaev Architects: AMD Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia Category: Pavillion Architects In Charge: Anna Suprunova, Maxim Bataev Area: 600.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Abstract Art, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, Textured Art, “BLUE...

Abstract Art, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, Textured Art, “BLUE THOUGHTS” by Florida Contemporary Artist Mary Ann Ziegler

10"x10"x.75" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available $100 Read more ...

Country House KK- 1234 / ARC Architects

Country House KK- 1234 / ARC Architects

© Baha Khakimov Architects: ARC Architects Location: G‘azalkent, Uzbekistan Category: Houses Architect In Charge: Bobir Klichev Area: 96.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Art Painting,Expressionism “Summer Petals” by...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Art Painting,Expressionism “Summer Petals” by Abstract Artist Lela Kay

Inspired by nature and color this painting was created by using mixed media, oil, oil pastels and graphite. The first of my new series of organic paintings that reference the... Read more ...

La Iluminada House / Martín Gómez Arquitectos

La Iluminada House / Martín Gómez Arquitectos

© Daniela Mac Adden Architects: Martin Gomez Arquitectos Location: La Barra, Uruguay Category: Houses Lead Architects: Martin Gomez, Lorena Errico, Santiago Fernández... Read more ...

Contemporary Bird Fine Art Painting, “RAVEN TOTEM 3, LAPIS LAZULI” by...

Contemporary Bird Fine Art Painting, “RAVEN TOTEM 3, LAPIS LAZULI” by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse, Painter of the American West

56"x24" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...