Encaustic Art

Encaustic painting is an ancient technique of using melted beeswax mixed with damar (tree) resin which dates back to the Greeks in the 1st Century. I love to experiment with this process and combine it with other techniques and my own photographs to create unique art.

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Available Paintings can be purchased through this website.

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Patina Sunsets
Patina Sunsets

A contrast of textured and worm metallic patina and the swirling smooth colors of encautics. Created as a set of 3 on 10x10 cradled wood panels - but can be purchased individually. Bronze, Copper and Rust are listed separately in the website shop (Please see link below)

Patina Sunsets (Bronze, Rust, Copper)
Patina Sunsets (Bronze, Rust, Copper)

A contrast of textured and worm metallic patina and the swirling smooth colors of encautics. Created as a set of 3 on 10x10 cradled wood panels - but can be purchased individually. Bronze, Copper and Rust are listed separately in the website shop (Please see link below)

Bees in the Garden (1)
Bees in the Garden (1)

*Sold* This original painting -"Bee in the Garden (1)" is on a 6x3 inch stone tile. Inspired by the bees that provide me with wax for my paintings .

Bees in the Garden (2)
Bees in the Garden (2)

*Sold* This original art is on a 6x3 inch stone tile. Inspired by the bees that provide me with wax for my paintings .

Mojave Turquoise
Mojave Turquoise

Original encaustic painting on 10x10 inch cradled wood. Inspired by the beautiful turquoise produced at the Kingman mine in Arizona . This painting is available for sale and will be listed in The Shop soon (see link below)

Mojave Turquoise (detail picture)
Mojave Turquoise (detail picture)

Close detail picture of original encaustic painting. Inspired by the beautiful turquoise produced at the Kingman mine in Arizona . This painting is available for sale (see link below)

Wave Whispers (encaustic)
Wave Whispers (encaustic)

This is an original encaustic painting on 12x16 canvas covered board. Encaustic painting is combined with my texturing technique using sand, shells, plaster and paint. This painting is available (link below)

Wave Whispers (encaustic) detail.
Wave Whispers (encaustic) detail.

Encaustics added to my "beach" painting. This is a close detail of the shoreline. If you can't get to the beach, paint one, right? 12x16 on canvas covered board. This painting is available (link below)

Faux Bark
Faux Bark

Tree bark - created with textured and carved encaustic medium. To be used in future paintings!

Jade - Original Encaustic Art
Jade - Original Encaustic Art

Original encaustic painting on 10x10 inch cradled wood. Inspired by the beauty of raw jade & jadeite. This painting is available for sale and will be listed in The Shop soon (see link below)

Agate - Original Encaustic Painting
Agate - Original Encaustic Painting

Original encaustic painting on 10x10 inch cradled wood. Inspired by the beauty of raw agate. This painting is available for sale and will be listed in The Shop soon (see link below)

Koi Pond
Koi Pond

This original painting -"Koi Pond" is on 10x10 cradled wood. Inspired by natural turquoise stone for the base of the pond . It is available and will be listed in The Shop soon.

Royston Turquoise
Royston Turquoise

This painting is on exhibit and available for sale at The Soulard Art Gallery in St Louis, MO. Original encaustic painting on 10x10 inch cradled wood. Inspired by the beautiful turquoise from the Royston mine in Nevada, USA.

Royston Turquoise (detail picture)
Royston Turquoise (detail picture)

Close detail picture: This painting is on exhibit and available for sale at The Soulard Art Gallery in St Louis, MO. Original encaustic painting on 10x10 inch cradled wood. Inspired by the beautiful turquoise from the Royston mine in Nevada, USA.

Poppies
Poppies

Original encaustic painting on 10x10 inch cradled wood board. This piece is not available for sale.