News of Award 

My installation "Fractured Connections"was awarded NCAD ESU Grand Prize in the Annual National College of Art Dublin 2016 Exibition held in NCAD Thomas Street Dublin  This piece is a large paper installation with mark making and punctured marks that is an ongoing...

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Sculpture Assembly in the Burren

What naturally we can just come across that stands strong in a sculptural form..... The Burren Co Clare is an oasis of beauty and inspiration. A walk up the hills at New Quay shapes colours forms and...

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encaustic technique | Lisa Kairos: Open Studio |

Some Info from Lisa Kairos practice...First, I tried putting oil paint into the texture and doing a wipe, but it didn’t work as well as I had hoped, so I tried filling with wax and scraping back, and I’m much happier with it. I like using intarsia in my underlayers,...

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Thoughts on collage and Encaustic 

Ah ! so much choice and just haven't decided where to start !  Encaustic medium acts like a glue so its really quite amazing how it lends itself to collage. On Encaustic monotypes I am cutting non absorbent paper and fusing shapes onto paper along with painted pieces...

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Daniella on Textile Encaustic Art

Experimenting with Collage in the Encaustic Medium.....this Artists has a lot of different mixed media ideas.... Daniella Woolf brings a “textile sensibility” to the ancient medium of encaustic, merging these two disciplines and using a limited choice of materials to...

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