Tuesday, January 15, 2008


I finished my second encaustic piece. I can see that there is still a lot to learn. But, I feel like I made great strides and learned to use oil paints in conjunction with the encaustics and encaustic medium. Baby steps. A little at a time. In making collage pieces, I always feel like more is good, but I can see on encaustic pieces, sometimes less is better. I don't want to do all abstracts, I want to do really good stuff for home dec and abstracts are great but sometimes they really aren't what we are looking for. So, ta da.....here it is. Shades of pear and greens, gold, rust. My favorites. You can actually turn it two different ways to display