Wednesday, January 20, 2010

encaustic class

today i worked on a piece for one of my clients
she was kind enough to give me a whole book
of charts and cruising guides
over 120 pages, 12 x 16
great for backgrounds
which i used above
it shows their yacht club

and a photo i had taken of the "bluffs"
last year while on a boat trip from the same club

i used clear wax
cheese cloth

and rubbed in sienna oil paint
to highlight the texture
i hope she likes it!


Lisa said...

that's fantastic Nancy! what's not to love about it..i bet she'll be thrilled!!! btw..i did a little thank you post on my blog to you for all your thoughtful goodies!

Caterina Giglio said...

really great work! I just found your blog today, great post!

Lost Aussie said...

Its fab nancy, Im sure your friend will love it.

layers said...

great work-- I have also tried encaustic with old chart maps and old papers-- a wonderful combination

Joanne Huffman said...

She should have lined it; it's wonderful.

HeARTworks said...

Thanks for sharing this! i like your style!

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