Niamh O'Connor's Profile
Niamh I.O'Connor - thats me! I'm an Encaustic NUT, just cant get enough of that wax medium! I work from my often messy Garden Studio in County Monaghan here in Ireland, lovingly called “This Little Studio” !
I have spent the last 6 or more years learning all I can about Encaustic (lifelong learning I think) and where I have mastered many of the techniques I am now trying to call out my inner voice and find my own narrative, many of the works here are the smaller versions of that story.....
"Encaustic is the process of painting and mark making with pigmented wax, an ancient medium, Encaustic was the paint of choice used thousands of years ago to paint the "mummy portraits" in Egypt, prior to the discovery of, and alongside, the use of... Tempera and oils, it was a difficult process without the use of electricity- this medium fell out of favor for various…
- Born on January 1
- Joined January 4, 2012