The common qualities of dealer’s, collector’s and art lovers! * an absolute love and passion for art and the artistic process * a discerning eye * a desire that the artist’s work be shared * the dedicated collector supports the artists with unparalleled commitment Recently a group of artists from St Augustine received a very special invite to plein air paint at an amazing property. The location was breathtaking, with 360° panoramic sun decks wrapping around the house, all […]
Put some sparkle in your weekend, Saturday 17th November, 2012 the Worley Faver Gallery will celebrate their 6th Anniversary and on the same night the city of St Augustine hosts “Nights of Lights”. St Augustine is made special by the many small businesses that are supported locally. Aviles Street in particular has a special flavor and many who know the city well will tell you it’s the hidden jewel in the historic old town. Away from the hustle and […]
http://clubcontinental.com/ (Aug 1st – Sep 15th 2012) Exhibition Claire photographed in her studio with some of the paintings now on exhibit at Club Continental. Botanical paintings by Claire J Kendrick exhibit in the Garden Room at Club Continental. Nestled on the banks of the St. Johns River in Orange Park, Florida it is an extraordinary resort and private club. Built in 1923 as the winter home of Caleb Johnson, heir to the Palmolive Soap Company, The Club Continental is now […]
“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 […]
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….!
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 […]
20″ x 20″ | Encaustic | In studio We have had a week of rainfall with Topical Storm Debbie so I have been forced to work in the studio. This painting is a combination of oil paint and wax. If there is a dry spell I take the painting outside and fire up the blow torch, and fling a few flames and continue painting. I have worked up three paintings over time letting them dry and reworking in layers! This […]