XO

I’ve been MIA from my blog but I assure you– I’ve been working hard! Teaching workshops, getting Sweetland Retreat up and running, home renovations, and summer heat; it’s keeps a gal busy.

But I wanted to share with you a sample of a new treat– Encaustic monotypes! This one is called “XO, three over nine” and made with encaustic paint and oil pastel. This was painted & drawn directly on a warm hotplate and then the print was pulled from it. It’s a tough process but I love the unexpected result and guesswork.
I’ll be listing it in my Etsy shop soon but I’ve just been enjoy ‘the making’ these days– I have more to share and will be back in action posting more to my blog each week.
I still love you!

XO, three over nine
Encaustic & Oil Pastel Monotype
9″ x 5″
August 2009

5 thoughts on “XO

  1. Brilliant idea – love the look! Very InspiringI took a traditional monotype workshop years ago & loved it.I picked up some basic encaustic supplies recently but haven't had time to try.

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  2. hi jamie,i love the results! the color and scope of the puece are really nice…i look forward to seeing what else your new technique renders. see you vack in the blogosphere soon….beth

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