Portraiture with wax - stretching your mind and skill sets to the limit.
Lora Murphy was born in Ireland and educated in Ireland, USA, and Italy . Trained as an oil painter, she now works primarily in encaustic and mixed media . Lora teaches workshops in Contemporay Portraiture in Encaustic throughout the world and also through her e-course. She divides her time between Ireland and Denmark and maintain studios in both countries.
I approached advanced portraiture with much apprehension as I tend to paint loose with an emphasis on the abstract. Lora was an amazing instructor and guided the class with ease. We were first to grid our paintings, but I have to admit that I cheated and used carbon copy to trace mine.