Encaustic and Mixed Media Art

Encaustic and Mixed Media Art
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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Trust The Process, Acrylic on Canvas, Approx 24x36 inches

Since it's too cold in the garage to paint in encaustic, I have resorted to playing with acrylic. Acrylic doesn't move and "do" what wax does, but I pushed myself to see what could happen. Here's the result...
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Sunday, January 09, 2011

January 7, 2011: Opening Reception for "In View" at The Art Center, Highland Park, IL

What an awesome experience it was to walk into the The Art Center and see my piece, "Kind of A Surprise" on it's own wall in the foyer at the entrance to the main gallery. The cherry on top was winning 3rd place in the Encaustic category! I was so touched to have my great friends share in this experience with me on the night we were celebrating my birthday as well. Beautiful night!
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