I have only used encaustic wax and pigments for a limited amount of my photos or client work that I do. I have found, in general, that as far as my photography is concerned, it is not as helpful as original encaustic paintings or using encaustics in collage or with stencils, for example. I do […]
Greetings! I’m baaack with a short video on what I did to my favorite September flower: the dahlia. A famous midwestern newspaperman in the 40’s said “Women should raise more hell and fewer dahlias” but, honestly, I think they are worth the time and effort! And, speaking of “hell”, it took me forever to get […]
I know most artists have a goal to exhibit their work. I’m happy with making a gift of it at this point in my life, and encaustic photography has been my choice of late. My best friend turns 71 tomorrow. She has lived in a locked floor of an assisted living “memory” unit for […]
I bought some mums in the grocery store named, “alien” mums. Who could resist? Even the birds were afraid. Then, I tried making them earth bounds with paints.
Here’s what I know for sure after months of experimenting with encaustic photography. For me, the encaustic world is currently flat. Certain of my photos work very well, but not always in conventional encaustic ways. For example, when it comes to many of my garden photographs that I prepare in Photoshop with digital paints and […]