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Nov 17th, 2009

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Questions and Answers III

More questions, this time by Lennox from Northern Ireland: Feather Q: I was wondering about your background, when you decided you wanted to be an artist, where you studied (if you studied)? Anne: Like so many children I loved to draw and paint, but I don’t think it was any different that other kids. By […]

Oct 12th, 2009

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R&F Encaustic Paints

If you’re interested in trying out some encaustic painting yourself, try these ready to use, heavily pigmented sticks by R&F. They have lots of gorgeous colors to choose from, plus a number of tools and other materials and ingredients needed for encaustic painting. At CorkStop Studios we are planning on running more encaustic workshops in […]

Sep 25th, 2009

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Review: Don Scott MacDonald

When I recently came across the work of Don Scott MacDonald I decided that the idea or writing artist reviews, which I had been toying with for quite some time now, would finally had to become reality. Don’s work inspires the viewer, not only to blog about it, but to dream and get lost in […]

Sep 12th, 2009

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More Images Posted

I have just posted more images of my previous series. These are mostly Multimedia Monoprints which are all unique works on paper with wax. Others are solar etching and digital prints. “Landscapes of the Human Mind” has developed over many years. As a teenager I had visions of how people’s thoughts looked and in my […]

Aug 21st, 2009

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Expect more Wax

No, not the bikini kind! Encaustics of course – this is an ART blog after all. I’m getting ready to begin a new painting series and ‘there will be wax’. Wax offers a wealth of options, is fun to work with, has an ancient tradition and is simply gorgeous to look at! Encaustic paintings are […]

Jul 30th, 2009

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Echo of the Whole

Echo of the Whole: Call For Entries ’08-’09 Adrienne Allebe, Stephanie Dotson, Tera Galanti, Servando Garcia “Gather a shell from the strown beach/And listen at its lips: they sigh/The same desire and mystery,/The echo of the whole sea’s speech.” The title of this year’s Call For Entries exhibition, Echo of the Whole, is excerpted from […]

Jul 13th, 2009

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Art Sales in London: super-rich hunt for the wow factor

By Colin GleadellPublished: 9:52AM BST 30 Jun 2009 in the Telegraph. While the world’s super-rich are looking for great art to buy, the auctioneers are having problems finding it for them. Last week, Merrill Lynch and Capgemini’s World Wealth Report confirmed what many in the art trade have been saying for months: that since the […]

May 26th, 2009

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Changing the Art on the White House Walls

From the Wall Street Journal: Barack Obama is taking on health care, financial regulation, torture and environmental policy. He’s also revamping the White House art collection. The Obamas are sending ripples through the art world as they put the call out to museums, galleries and private collectors that they’d like to borrow modern art by […]

May 4th, 2009

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Hard work is starting to pay off with more than 17 prints ready for the big show ‘Beyond the Print: Revealed’ at CorkStop Studios on May 22nd.