Long-term projects always seem to include a period of resistance as my mind wraps itself around something bigger than usual.
For the next eight days, I will be working on abstract encaustic wax paintings at the Marjie Mabel Project artist residency in Vancouver, Washington.
December Art Show + Sale: new paintings and ceramics in Beaverton OR
This was a challenging painting for me, but it’s finished and I’m happy with it! It took me outside my comfort zone in both scale and composition.
I spent three days staring at the completed sketch for this large, complex painting before I had the courage to touch paint to paper.
This month, I spent a week traveling and painting along the Oregon coast from Cannon Beach to Port Orford, south of Bandon.