The first 13 years of my life were spent on the misty and rocky shore of northern Scotland. Worn rocks and green moss, ancient buildings, fairy tales, gray moors, and mysterious lochs seeped into my bones and made me love all things old and lyrical. The next 15 years in Texas taught me to love big open space, discover my artistic calling, and embrace a contemplative life. Now in North Carolina I am enjoying four seasons, forests and country roads, rain, old tobacco barns, and giant slugs.
Encaustic painting (painting with beeswax) is one of the earliest forms of painting known to mankind. The nature of beeswax is such that it preserves and binds well, making it a steadfast and reliable medium - assuming, of course, the conditions are right. As long as your room temperature does not exceed 200…
- Born on October 22
- Joined July 4, 2010