Breaking open stories

hourglass stories …

Hourglass stories is an A5 card that began as a colour choice which turned into some colour effects that gave a basis for the stories to be broken-open. The hope is that the fluidity of the molten wax medium is matched by the fluidity of imagination. These stories are endless ..

New One-Click Easy Ordering

You now have a much faster and easier way to select the wax colours you would like to buy. Everything is on one page – just alter the quantities up from zero against the colours you want and then at the bottom click the add to cart button. Everything is added at once. But check…

Red Mountain Woken

The central motif of this image on an A4 white card came in very few strokes. The red mountain shouted to my eyes “Look at me, I’m here and awake!”  There was no denying that call, so the work continued on around that visual missive. Something both musical and magical built around the first expression…

Dreamt-up Garden

More white blank A4 card, more wondering what to do. Again, the wax started to melt on the iron and unplanned strokes divulged fresh stimulus to the awaiting mind. A central structure gave information, a starting point for development, a launch pad into a dream of creative discovery. The garden found its way into my…

Vibrational Acceleration

Vibrational Acceleration is an A4 white card painted using just the iron. The encaustic Art wax blocks give great effects for these thin coatings of colour. The whole idea and result occurred during the working process – just remaining open and aware to what opportunities came to light as the wax was applied and moved…

Flow of Creativity

.. there I was, looking at an A4 piece of card and wondering what to do. The wax started to melt on the iron and before I knew it the card was covered. Then what? patterns, abstract, look and see what is coming into focus …. .. nothing yet … then, after more playing, stroking…