I Can’t Let Go of These Rocks

I recently had the incredible opportunity to take a workshop with my latest “crush” in the art world—an artist I initially connected with on Instagram (@km_kvern). Over the course of two, two-hour sessions, she generously shared her advanced encaustic techniques. It was an eye-opening experience that gave me new techniques

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A Few Fantastic Days for Creative Expression

I just wanted to take a moment to reflect on our recent encaustic monotype workshop at the Center for Creative Renewal. It was an incredible experience, and I couldn’t be prouder of each and every one of you for diving into this challenging technique with such eagerness and determination. We

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monotype class

Teaching Encaustic Monotype Techniques to Intimate Groups

I demonstrated the three fundamentals that control the outcome of a work: the temperature of the palette (optimal setting is 180 degrees), the amount of encaustic medium (damar resin and beeswax) and the type of paper used to pull the print. It always best to start with just a few colors–2 to 3 at the most.

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