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CJK Progression Video see works from the Botanical Series

  Here is a chance to see inside the studio of CJK – this short video shows her artistic process. From chaos to clarity it is sometimes hard to see where she may be going with a work of art but the results are stunning. Her technique is shown from working sketch to application of light washes in oil paint to heavy layers of oil and wax melted outside using a blow torch. Enjoy paintings from her series  – view […]

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Exhibitions in June

I will be in Plum Gallery on Aviles Street during Art Walk tonight, so feel free to stop by – I have five paintings on exhibition until June 30. The Annual Honors show, is at the St Augustine Art Association, the opening is also tonight and the exhibition will run until July 20th,  I am showing a large oil encaustic painting from the Botanical Series. If you are interested in following my work or would like to be invited to […]

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Blowtorches and botanicals heat up Plum Gallery – June 2013

By KRISTIN CHAMBERS Compass Correspondent For most artists, blowtorches and a freshly painted canvas mix as well as Superman and Lex Luthor. But to Claire Kendrick, it is the beautiful morphing of heat, wax and oils that makes her abstract encaustic botanical paintings alive. “You have to be prepared to lose a certain amount of the painting,” Kendrick said. “Sometimes it gets destroyed in the process. The wax has a resin within it, so when it dries it dries really hard […]

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Blowtorches and botanicals heat up Plum Gallery

For most artists, blowtorches and a freshly painted canvas mix as well as Superman and Lex Luthor. But to Claire Kendrick, it is the beautiful morphing of heat, wax and oils that makes her abstract encaustic botanical paintings alive. ……..(follow the link to read more) By KRISTIN CHAMBERS, Compass Correspondent. http://staugustine.com/entertainment/arts/2013-05-07/blowtorches-and-botanicals-heat-plum-gallery#.UYl4ArWsh8F

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