Wednesday, February 10, 2010

encaustic class

today's project
was an experiment in texture
and the contrast of
rough and smooth
adding the stencil was something new
so far i'm liking what i've done
i will added some rusted metal
and maybe some paper
i haven't decided what photo to use?
details from the above work

i had fun with the heat gun
i love how it looks like marble



my second project was really easy
a map layered in wax and cheesecloth
one of my photos, inverted and mirrored
and some text
i haven't decided weather or not i like the metal disc


details from above work


9 comments:

Irene said...

Very nice. The heat gun is great isn't it.

Stace said...

I think they're both lovely, and I personally like the metal disk. Adds just the right balance to the pieces. Enjoying your blog!

sharon said...

I like the metal disk...the contrast of the soft and hard, dark and light, and the balance is nice! I love the serenity of the bottom piece, and the color of the top piece...can't wait to see the photo you pick!

Leslie Jane Moran said...

The top one is very Rubenesque and I love the metal. Reminds me of a swirling sky...love those blues.

Jo said...

Wow... in awe! Those pieces you've created are divine... love the textures and smudgy colours. Think the metal disc is a nice contrast.
Enjoying visiting here - thank you!
Hugs xx

Brian K said...

These are soooo beautiful! I can't wait to see more!

Joanne Huffman said...

You really do beautiful encaustic pieces.

Lisa said...

Gorgeous Nancy!

We've been snowed in for a week..over 60" of snow this winter..looking forward to spring!

Irene said...

Hi Nancy, it's me bothering you again, how do you do the frame/box around your photo inserts, I know someone on one of the blogs gave us a tutorial, but I can't remember who.

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