Judy Pickett is an artist who combines cyanotype printmaking and encaustic painting to create her botanical artwork. Based in Orlando, she harnesses the light of the Florida sun to create her solar-powered work. When life threw her a curveball, she turned to creativity to keep her grounded. A few years later when she became an empty nester, she found herself returning to her creative work to simultaneously find comfort and push herself out of her comfort zone.[Read more…] about Creative People: Judy Pickett
Regina Bernadette Quinn is an artist and educator living in the Northern Catskill Mountains. She works in a technique called encaustic, which involves painting with layers of colored beeswax in addition to traditional paints. The wax creates a thickness and luminosity to the work which can then be carved and scratched to create texture and reveal the layers beneath. The resulting paintings glow with an ethereal depth that leaves them suspended between reality and dreams. I asked her what inspires her work and her process.
Here is her story.[Read more…] about Creative People: Regina Bernadette Quinn