48″ x 48″ | Oil Encaustic | In my new home I haven’t been blogging for a while as I was traveling in Ireland and when my husband and I returned to the USA we closed on a new home. Yea… more space to create paintings. Inspiration all around as we are moving near the beach, inter coastal and marsh all subjects I love to paint. Figurative work still pushes and challenges my painting so of course that’s a ”
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
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!!
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