The first casting of the Reflecting bronze edition just arrived and is already on view at The Rowayton Arts Center. It got 3rd place in the sculpture category for their Reflections 2012 show. The reception is next Sunday the 14th … Continue reading
This is what I have been up to for the last few months in the studio. Modeling is nearly complete and I have started talking with foundries about casting an edition in bronze.
A fragile little assemblage of pigmented wax. Balance and movement led to something that seems like a figure – although far from human anatomy. Continue reading
This work has taken a turn toward landscape, or is it sea or space, still in a mythic time and place. I’ve started shaping the canvas to emphasize an artificial perspective. This is a case of a circular development, with … Continue reading
…but I did. A work in progress, as yet untitled (No.151), 2.5 by 8 inches, crop tentative, encaustic on canvas to be mounted on board.
I’ve been calling this graphite study “Light from Above” since it has been stimulating all sorts of environmental sculpture ideas on that concept.
Encaustic painting (hot wax painting) is one of the oldest known painting techniques. The simplest hot wax painting is a combination of beeswax and pigment, melted and applied with a pallet knife or brush. There are often additions of Damar … Continue reading
It seems like art made of wax would be very vulnerable to heat, but it takes a lot more than a warm room to melt wax. Unless your house is hot enough that your candles are drooping an encaustic artwork … Continue reading