We’re back for a couple of hours over the carnival weekend at Hochanda. We’ll be giving away a couple of paintings too – one on each of the hours. Doilies (doyleys) and reflected castles are a couple of the topics, but also a peek back at the Ally Pally show – were you there?
Alexandra Palace April 9 &10th Taster Sessions in Encaustic Art On April 9th & 10th we will be at the Crafting at Ally Pally Show. There will be a table on our stand where you can book and have a taster go at encaustic art. No charge, just fill in a very small survey at…Details
Colouring-over 02 DEVELOP : Ceibwr, a Welsh land and seascape This is a continuation of the journey from Colouring-over 01 BASICS. Here you can see how to successfully approach the learning of painting techniques and create a satisfying result too, simply by colouring-over an inkjet printout on copy paper (absorbent paper). Some nice shots of…Details
In February the mood for fantasy work using the hot air gun took over and most of these images are the result. The two landscape images are done by colouring-over with the stylus, where an inkjet printed image onto copy paper is coloured-over with wax colours to create a fairly accurate painted image. See the video…Details
Back on Hochanda TV for 3 hours February 5th
Keeping up with the Jones’s is optional. Keeping up with today’s marching technology is not, so we have evolved our old HTML web site into a refreshed one, having a new modern face that works well on all devices. Desktops, Laptops, Tablets and Phones are all such different screen resolutions that the old fixed style of HTML…Details
Colouring-over: 01 Basics – it’s a fun way to evolve your encaustic painting skills. A great tutorial video lasting 13.5 minutes (bit of an epic!) that carefully explains and shows how to begin the fascinating and really rewarding hobby of colouring-over with encaustic art. Take a look – sorry it’s so long, but even then…Details
The third and final video for xmas cards 2015. In this 11 minute session you will se quite a few cards created with seasonal images – Santa, Nativity, Wise Men, Fir Tree & Fairy Candles. Thanks for taking time to look in and share all of this. Merry Christmas to you …Details
One of the easiest cards to make using the iron is a candle card. It is a nice twist too that the wax candles are also painted in wax! It is really quite simple, easier than you probably imagine. This second video in the Christmas card series shows you the basics, but is you search…Details
It’s always nice to make Christmas cards a personal thing. Making them in wax can be fun and also very individual. This little video shorts series of begins with some snowmen. But there are candles and more to follow.