Photo Encaustic

Water and stone


crabapple squares


In my more recent works, I have been inspired to incorporate another medium into my photographs: encaustics - an ancient technique using burned-in layers of pigment mixed with melted wax.  This process allows me to be more directly involved with my artwork, appeasing my desire to paint and create.  I love the luminous quality of the wax and the translucency of one coloured layer over another.  The softened, cloudy effect this has on my photographs  further emphasizes the influence that the impressionist artists have had on me.  The works shown here are from several ongoing series, as I further explore the technique and my intrigue with nature.

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