Monday, August 21, 2017


Image size 6" x 6"

Although I wasn't  motivated to look at the eclipse today, I felt like I needed to acknowledge it in my weekly painting.  I did a layer of clear medium followed by a layer of white encaustic and inscribed the circles.  Then, I added raw umber oil paint to the circles and background. I wiped most of it off of the flat surface, added turquoise wax and some burnt sienna oil paint.  I like how the white wax came through when I fused it.


  1. nicely painted...and the perfect subject for today... I didn't see anything here in New York but was so happy to see all the beautiful photos from blogger friends all over the Country. Again, this is wonderful and I love the colors.

  2. Different colors caight my eye right away. Odds are always good to events

    1. These are very different colors for me to use. I'm not even sure why I chose them, but I do like them together.


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