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These posts focus on my mixed media paintings. I typically create them about girls in traditional dresses set in odd places. They are made using a variety of materials such as fabric, oil paint, glass, wax, image transfers, wood, and found objects.

Encaustic Art: A 36″x60″ Commission

I created this 12″x24″ boat encaustic a few years back. It was one of the first that I tried carving into the layers of melted and hardened wax to pull out an image. I loved how the boat blended into the background yet popped against the colored wax painted around it. This piece has traveled … Continue reading »

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Joining the Art and Craft Fair Circuit

After a two years of collecting parts I finally have my outdoor booth set up ready to go. It’s officially June, and I have two outdoor fests under my belt with one more before the month closes out. Atlanta is not shy when it comes to hosting festivals, the latest addition is the Mac n’ … Continue reading »

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Craft Fairs: Setting Up My Outdoor Booth

After a year of collecting the necessary parts, I finally set up my outdoor booth. On a very hot day in March, I spent a day in pursuit of a booth picture. My hubby and I spent the afternoon pulling out my tent, grid panels, “S” hooks, tables, decor, and of course, artwork. I loved watching all … Continue reading »

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2015 Marist Holiday Traditions

After a very successful year last year, I decided to once again participate in the annual Marist School Holiday Traditions art festival. Don’t miss this amazing event and opportunity to start your holiday shopping. The festival is opening this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Marist’s campus: 3790 Ashford-Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30319. There is … Continue reading »

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Encaustic Mixed Media: Wine Corks, Playing Cards, Scrabble Tiles, and Letters

Recently, I was asked by a family friend do do a commissioned work of art for her husband’s sixtieth birthday. I was flattered, and excited for the prospect of a new project. It all began with a very large bag of corks from wine Buddy and Margaret (lovingly called Uncle Buddy and Aunt Margaret, as … Continue reading »

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