The nature of Art

It’s always a big discussion – what is art? Is any painting art? Is any creation art? Is there a way to clearly identify art and separate it from not-art? It’s an old question with ever changing answers, none of which really want to be put under a scientists inspection. Here are a few definitions…

White Sponge Block video

A short video by Michael that looks at work onto an A5 white card, initially created on the Compact Hotplate, then developed and completed with much more detail using the Stylus Pro tool. The great thing about work like this is that there is a lot of opportunity for adaptation, evolution and enhancement of the…

Serendipity and opportunity

Serendipity, opportunity, good luck, fluke or something else? Sometimes, images in encaustic art just pop-up into the pathway. This is one of those. I’ve called it “By the pool” and it is one of those images that finds itself created during the process – letting go and allowing imagination to fly free, just like those little…