My Ganpa always told me to find the sweet spot in life. that’s the place where work and play fuse and you’re never sure which you are doing. That’s what happened this week end as I gathered source material for my next paintings,
This is an explanation of what encaustic paint is and how I am using it to create your painting. Nearly all encaustic (wax) paintings are executed on wood panels. As wax is impervious to moisture and damp, many that are more than 2 thousand years old have survived in excellent condition. lol saw the typo on the video too late….. oh well. Not to worry.
Conversation with the artist Sharon Wilson and Shirley Kelly examining the effect one painting had on her at a pivotal moment in her life
I like to feel the build up of wax when I paint.Portraits can be challenging period, wax used heavily especially on small portraits can be even more difficult, but I’m learning to trust the wax and n to some degree allow it to do what wax naturally wants to do.