Monday, March 18, 2013
Well friends, I am still trying to get back to my blog. Life has a way of pulling you here and there; especially at my age, and before you know it, months have gone by in the blink of an eye. I have still been dabbling in all the creative arts I possibly can and have added a couple of new things into the mix that I will share with you.
My beautiful grandson is growing by leaps and bounds and is, as everyone told me he would be, a delight and blessing to my life.
|At the Lady Bird Wildflower Center in Austin, TX|
I started learning "encaustics". This is painting with molten wax. It is a bit challenging, but I tend to like that. You must fuse each layer of wax you add with a heat source and I normally use a torch. You can stick to painting with the wax or add things in to create mixed media pieces. I still have a bit of a learning curve going, but here is a sampling of my first pieces...
|Just Hanging on a Breezy Day|
|Weathering the Storm|