…one should make sure there is room to store them. This is getting out of hand. I see a weekend full of photography, framing, labeling, and listing in my future. VERY near future. As in THIS weekend.
Just in case there is any interest in how these pieces are put together, here is a glimpse.
I start with a watercolor underpainting, which so far consists of large overlapping dots. I might stray from this as I get farther down this road, but for now, dots it is. I coat the underpainting (which is glued to a cradled panel) with 4 fused layers of encaustic medium, then began burnishing strips of a failed attempt at encaustic mono-printing into the wax.
Goal for 2014: Make 100 pieces that are cohesive and have a show at a gallery yet to be determined in 2015. Sounds good, right? Over the holiday break, I got a head start, completing 13. Only 87 to go. … Continue reading
Spent Saturday and Sunday of last weekend with the wonderful Lisa Kairos at WaxWorks West. Made 5 encaustic collages….3 that I absolutely love, 2 that are ok. Learned some lessons for sure!