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Creating a mixed Media Encaustic Artwork

Creating a mixed Media Encaustic Artwork

Creating Encaustic & Mixed Media Art While there are many aspects to creating art, knowing the nuts and bolts of the media are essential to the outcome. While the inspiration dictating the content and potential interpretations of a finished piece are vast and ever...

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Finding & Nourishing True Home

Finding & Nourishing True Home

During these Covid-19 days at home, we are laid bare to wrestle with the concept of home. Are you content at home? This is a question to ponder to find the deeper meaning of Hom In the simplest terms, home is a roof over our heads, warmth, protection and a place to...

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Blessings & Protection during Virulent Times

Blessings & Protection during Virulent Times

Like many contemporary artists looking over the edge, I often don’t thoroughly understand some of the meanings of my visual creations, until some outer world circumstances provide a larger context. I am, of course, consciously using imagery that reflects my current...

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Secular Symbols of Love – in ‘Birth of Love’

Secular Symbols of Love – in ‘Birth of Love’

Secular Symbols of Love in 'Birth of Love' Title:  The Birth of Love,  Triptych – 3 panels;            Size: 17.5”h. x 48”w., Media: Encaustic & mixed media on cradled Panel board, A triptych is a set of 3 associated artistic works, intended to be appreciated...

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The Presence of Crow

The Presence of Crow

Crows (and ravens), like many creatures of air, land and water, have significance within many cultures.  Their presence in my artwork tap into those meanings, and depending on the context, dial down into a particular cultural reference. Some of the historical meanings...

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Landscapes to Alternate Dimensions

Landscapes to Alternate Dimensions

Door of Infinity,  Framed Size: 25.5“ h x 49.25“ w,  Encaustic & Mixed Media. For some years now, I’ve been creating multi-dimensional landscapes; at least that is one way I speak of them.  What I mean is that, real-life images, sourced from photographs,...

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Archetypal Bodies, Bees & Beyond Duality

Archetypal Bodies, Bees & Beyond Duality

Included in the Exhibition "Pollination: Bees and Buddies',  is this artwork titled: Archetypal Bodies At first blush, you may ponder how this piece fits the theme… bee presence is minimal (can you find them?), and the relationship of the imagery to ‘Bees, Pollinators...

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Who / What is the Floating Woman?

Who / What is the Floating Woman?

In 2016 I did a grouping of art works I named the ‘Ascension Series’.  It was partially inspired by a photograph from an early 20th century theosophical text - a woman, perfectly horizontal, floating in space, save the back of her neck and ankles on the backs of 2...

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What does ‘Spiral’ mean to you?

What does ‘Spiral’ mean to you?

Have you ever been astonished by the gorgeous patterning of a nautilus shell, the swirling energy of a galaxy, or observed the visual patterning of fractals? If so, do you wonder why those spiraling movements are so intoxicating? Enervating? Essentially, the spiral is about movement – change through time and space.

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The Cross – Tap into the Essence of Being Centered!

The Cross – Tap into the Essence of Being Centered!

The cross is a well-known potent symbol, variants of which exist in most cultures under some form or another. It has been around as petroglyphs from the Upper Paleolithic and Iron Ages.  Speculation is that they were astronomical / cosmological symbols, evolving from...

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