News — Encaustic

Whimsy Peaks at the Rotary Centre for the Arts

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Whimsy Peaks at the Rotary Centre for the Arts

I was thrilled to be invited by Heather Yip to join her in a dual exhibition at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna, BC.  Heather and I both like to play on the edges and in the land of whimsy so it was a match made in heaven. We met during an art retreat at Wells, BC - the I hope this is first of many collaborations with this wonderful woman. DETAILS  Start: January 3 @ 8:00 am  End: March 30 @ 8:00 pm Phone: 250-717-5304 Email: info@rotarycentreforthearts.com VENUE  Rotary Centre for the Arts 421 Cawston Avenue Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada + Google Map...

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Have a Bee-utiful day!

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Bethany demoing at Opus Saturday, December 16th

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Bethany demoing at Opus Saturday, December 16th

  Intro to Exploring Whimsical Encaustic (Free Demo) Location: Opus KelownaSat, December 16, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMSat, December 16, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMCreate fun, abstract encaustic paintings with ease!I will be demonstrating how to quickly and easily use encaustic to create whimsical paintings. I will be working on 1-2 panels to show you how to prep your panel, lay down encaustic, fuse the layers, plus how to use other media such as oil paint and PanPastel with encaustic.Space is limited and registration is required.Please visit Opus Kelowna or contact them at 250‑763‑3616 or toll free 1‑800‑814‑8885 to register. http://www.opusartsupplies.com/how/demos/intro-exploring-whimsical-encaustic ...

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Lora Murphy and Encaustic Portraiture

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Lora Murphy and Encaustic Portraiture

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....

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Cloth Paper Scissor with $100 purchase

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Cloth Paper Scissor with $100 purchase

Everyone is so excited for the encaustic edition of Cloth Paper Scissor magazine! This issues features tips and techniques from Cathy Nichols, Julie Snidle, Talliesen, and Mary Beth Shaw! I love the cover painting by Cathy. It is so very sweet.  I have five copies to give away for the next 5 orders of $100* or more.  No coupon code necessary. Order soon as these will go fast. (*before tax & shipping)

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