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virtual show “She persisted”

I am creating a virtual show of what would have hung this month at Monmouth University ( )https://www.monmouth.edu/mca/event/she-persisted-julia-dzikiewicz/. Once a week, I will publish a video of a painting, so you can see the show without leaving your living...

Organizing your art

So you have a ton of art and want to have some way to know how much you have, where it is, what types you have, what exhibitions are coming up and so on.  I used to keep my work in my basement and made image files of it which I stored on various thumb drives. I had a...

Suffrage Cat

This painting tells the story of Alice Burke and Nell Richardson, who traveled the US to promote Suffrage. On the way, they adopted a black kitten, who they named Saxon, after the manufacturer of their car.

Valentines Day and Vintage Postcards

Valentine's Day and Vintage Postcards Valentine's Day is coming, and many of us will  make or send cards. Others of us will be looking to fall in love with our art making, and will need inspiration. So let's have fun by exploring what we can learn from Vintage...

Film and Art

                            Who has been making my art videos?      It takes a surprising amount of work to make a two minute art video. Lucky for me, I'm surrounded by creative people.  My husband makes films, so he can shoot and edit the videos.  My daughter writes...

My favorite Tools

My Favorite Tools and How I Use ThemMini Ribbon Tool, part of Mini Ribbon Tool Set.  I like using this tool to carve fine lines into my encaustic wax surfaces. Razor Blade. This blade is great for smoothing a cold encaustic surface to bring a glass like appearance....

Colors of Fall

 "Colors of Fall" exhibition On View: October 30, 2020 – January 11, 2021 "The Workhouse Arts Center is proud to present The Colors of Fall, a site-wide exhibition showcasing the variety of styles and mediums found across campus. This exhibition encompasses classic...

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