Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Wax Creations

Here are two of my newest pieces:

The first is called "five sparrows for two pennies" -

And the second is inspired by something Sue Monk Kidd wrote in one of her less recent books -

"I believe we will be better off when we take off our religious masks and become more human. Then we can get on with what really matters - the act of cupping our ears to one anothers hearts with compassion."

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Mmmmm Beeswax!

Yesterday I set out to making my very first batch of encaustic medium. After numerous occassions of beeping smoke alarms, me running about the house frantically opening windows and waving towels, and a kitchen covered in wax... I have 36 perfect pucks of encaustic medium ready for painting with!

And now my house smells like beeswax...