charlottecooperencaustics.com Email: email@example.com Location: Lincoln Medium: Encaustic About: I am an artist who left the practice of metals (where I did two permanent Art in Public Places installations-at Glenn Drive Light Rail Station inFolsom and Consumes-Valley Hi Library)for the world of encaustics. I’ve been exploring this ancient medium since 2000 an explore all the wondrous […]
http://www.zaeart.com/index.html Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Loomis Medium: Acrylic, Encaustic, Mixed Media, Oil, and Painting About: Interested in paint as a marker of timelessness and fragility, Zae Ulrich frames moments of decay, emotion and illusion through his acrylic and oil on canvas works. His skillfully rendered creations feature terrestrial landscapes strewn with complex forms, craggy lines and […]
http://www.dianeruhkalabell.com Email: email@example.com Phone: (916) 624-2217 Location: Rocklin Medium: Acrylic, Collage, Encaustic, Mixed Media, Oil, Painting, and Printmaking About: Where does my art come from? A collection of memories and experiences, an attraction to certain colors and textures, an old piece of rusted metal, plant forms, shapes and lines. I start a piece with a […]
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Rocklin Medium: Acrylic, Collage, Mixed Media, and Painting About: Born in South Bend, Indiana, but moved to the San Diego California area at an early age. Came from an artistic family, where her father was an accomplished, self-taught oil painter who specialized in detailed landscape oil paintings. She took art classes as […]
At a young age, I discovered that photography feeds that part of my soul. Capturing beauty in unique, undiscovered ways allows my imagination the freedom to lead me on a journey, creating my special mark. Blending artistic filters, tools, and textures transforms the image into a painting and I find the process will mesmerize me for hours. Next step is to print the art piece onto either a wood canvas or watercolor paper. I then complete the piece with several beautiful layers of encaustic wax and embellish the art piece with oil pastels and alcohol inks.
Gretchen has a broad multimedia art background that took hold in High School and has continued as a life-long creative journey. She holds a degree Psychology with a minor in Art from UC. Santa Cruz. Gretchen likes to vary her artistic approach and subject matter in order to stay open to the self-discovery that can be found through the creative process. Since 2008 her creative focus has been on Acrylic / Mixed Media Painting. In 2014 she added Encaustic Painting to her creative exploration because of it’s free flowing and dreamy multidimensional effects. She often combines Encaustic with her passion for Photography. Gretchen is also a Certified Art of Allowing Academy Facilitator. She leads individual conscious creativity journeys and workshops using intuitive painting as an outlet for personal transformation and healing.
To her creativity in any form is simply a calling in the soul that must be expressed
to feel “whole” and authentic to herself. It is a way to channel her active imagination and energy in a positive way that brings her joy. She has a deep reverence for the beauty of nature and seeks to bring more beauty into the world. She believes that we are all born with our own unique creative gifts that need to be expressed to connect us to our Divine Essence. This is the reason she creates art. It is also what inspires her to hold creative space for others to explore their soul’s expression through “Conscious Creativity”.