It was supposed to be a relaxing walk in the mini-forest near our home. We had walked there many times before, and although we heard about the ‘monster’ of Forest City we were not prepared for what would happen. We heard whispered conversations in the library, margin pencil marks in the city’s history books, but… Continue reading The Monster of Forest City
Encaustic Still, very new to this – but I am happy with how the above worked out. I love the texture of the yellow/green and the mysterious trees. Those trees are trees I looked at for an entire month in Baddeck, N.S. I fell in love with those trees, and I suspect they will show… Continue reading More Work & More Monsters
Hello!!! Just a quick update! My shop where you can adopt a BeSpoke Monster is open again! Yup, the monsters were a bit confused as to where to find me, so some of them are going to Baddeck, Cape Breton, but two (so far, there are more coming) have come to the studio here –… Continue reading BeSpoke Monster Update!
Hello and happy Thanksgiving! I think I should start this post by thanking Victoria County Creates. THANK YOU! I had a really wonderful time there in September, and if it wasn’t for being there I would not have plunged wholeheartedly into Encaustic work. Especially one person in particular – (she knows who she is) –… Continue reading Might I…wax Encaustic?
Hello hello! It has been a month…over a month actually since I posted. Sigh – my apologies, but when you see the photos of the magical Cape Breton you will understand my being a bit distracted! For this blog post, I am going to share with you, in photos, some of the beautiful inspiring views… Continue reading The Magnificent Cape Breton
Hello! This photo is the clearest I could get. The words on the image say: The loudness of colour renders Eliza still for moments of irregular length I love this so much. My plan (always with the ‘plans’) is to create one of these and have names coinciding with the alphabet, then print them in… Continue reading Stepping in to Experience
Hello and Happy Friday! I have been spending all morning playing with printing. I think I’m in love. I have more to learn (way more), but I love the way these images turned out – and it’s an incredibly easy process! As much as I love all of them, for some reason the black and… Continue reading Friday Printing Love