alix

 

working

is it really work? or is it play?

i am living my best creative life. i work with beeswax and tree resin and i love to paint with fire. its all about encaustic painting. i live in the foothills of Colorado, have a puppy named Doogal. and a studio and melt wax and colored encaustic pigment almost everyday. encaustic is an ancient medium found in royal portraiture from Egyptian crypts and has found a resurgence in modern times. the bees teach me to paint naturally, close to my intuition. it is the first medium to really catch me. and now, it won’t let go…