Monthly:July 2012

Across the Pond

“Tide Pool” 12″ x 12″ | Oil Encaustic on Board | CJK-Studio Getting ready to head across the pond, but before I do you have the chance to see some of the seascapes exhibiting at the Worley Faver Gallery in St. Augustine this Friday at Artwalk. While… in UK and Ireland folks can reach me on my UK cell. I will be in the hills of Donegal but should still be able to get a cell phone reception! US friends […]

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Hydrangea & Star of Bethlehem Flower

Rise| 36″ x 48″ | Encaustic | Claire J Kendrick   This painting from a still life set up, painted in the studio. Wax is added to oil paint, during the painting process. Then the painting is torched outside, melting the wax and paint. The most wonderful random dripping and pouring of wax happens! The unexpected is to be embraced, go with the flow!!  

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Male Figure Painting

Stop | 5″ x 7″ | Oil on board |Claire J Kendrick I just love how the orange shines through and electrifies this little painting! It gives such power to the figure. Male Figure painting at CoRK, Jacksonville.  

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Figure Painting Triptych

“Textured Body” 6″ x 6″ | Oil on board | In studio   “Textured Torso” 6″ x 6″ | Oil on board | In studio   “Textured Back” 6″ x 6″ | Oil on board | In studio   Palette knife paintings by CJK

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Female Figure Painting

      Its been great to find a figure drawing/ painting group at CORK , this is a great group of artists in the Jacksonville area. The class is a self directed style session that is broken into timed segments. We draw from a  live model and each time the human form is observed in a new body posture – sitting, standing or even sleeping. It is the study or stylized depiction of the human form. Here are two […]

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Reclining Red

  Figure Painting with detail photograph showing paint applied with palette knife.  

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Hydrangea, Delphinium and Star Flower

30″ x 30″ | Encaustic | In studio Still Life set up. Texture shown in zoom photo –   After living with this painting in the studio I have simplified the original painting, see the new version below….!  

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Bells of Ireland, Hydrangea and Roses

Bells of Ireland |30″ x 48″ | Encaustic | Claire J Kendrick   The basic components for encaustic are: – wax, add pigment, paint, melt, fuse. There are many variations and all the standard reference books will give great advice, most artists seem to experiment and share useful bits of information concerning hot plates, travel irons, crock- pots and an assortment of tools and scavenged items from dentistry tools to kitchen spatulas. The most recent for me and quite unique […]

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