New from the studio…. encaustic art in pendants

Between entertaining visitors and blogging 101 tasks and visiting other people’s blogs I have been in my studio creating. Here are 6 new pendants each containing an encaustic art original in miniature. The pigmented wax is so vibrant and the resultant image has real depth. My encaustic jewellery is proving to be very popular  and I LOVE doing them

Encaustic art original wax paintings in pendant settings

Encaustic art
original wax paintings in pendant settings

…. these were scanned in using the printer scanner. I will try to get a better image with the camera… but in daylight.

Encaustic paintings as wearable art… encaustic art bracelet

I am currently loving doing these miniature paintings with pigmented wax… encaustic art… and putting them in jewellery settings. I guess the buying public like them too as they are selling well.

I often use the more transparent wax and build up layers so the colours glow. They look so 3D… well I suppose they are in a fashion as the wax has depth. This is an example of a floral one, but some suggest landscape and yet others are abstract… relying on the colour and unique textures that caan be obtained for their appeal. The soft wax painting is protected by glass.

I am always experimenting and inventing new artworks and these are my current fav. It is another style where absolute control is not possible…. and indeed,

encaustic bangle $33

encaustic bangle $33

for me, not desirable as that would ruin the excitement I feel as I create each new piece and wonder what will evolve. (They retail for $33, and there will NEVER be 2 the same)

Bread Dough Creations

WORKSHOP tomorrow at Forth Art Studio. Still a couple of vacancies. 10a.m. to 3 p.m. BREAD DOUGH Just add 10 ml of PVA glue to each slice of crumbed bread (crusts removed) to make bread dough. Colour with paint. When it is a lovely silky smooth dough. model into shapes. Beautiful jewellery creations and quirky ornaments….. might have to do a video clip on this. …. Alternative to polymer clay.Bread Dough Creations

Silk painting..pendants and pins

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    I am gearing up for Deloraine Craft Fair. I really enjoy making the tiny silk painted items. I hope there will be a lot of customers who love them as much as I do. The rectangular pendants are 40 x 24mm. The larger circular ones are 40mm diameter, the smaller circular ones with glass cover are 24mm diameter. The small square glass covered pendants are 24mm and the rectangular pendants are 40 x 24 mm. The oval works are pins.

All are original one off handpainted miniature artworks. I don’t use anything to restrict the flow of the dyes other than a little control with a hairdrier. I feel this way the works are always excitingly different. They are hard to part with but I am glad they give others pleasure. It is so nice to have something unique. With the way I work it is not possible to repeat one even if I wanted to