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Scoring skies, scoring ice, scoring wax


This You Tube video is of artist Ben Hecht creating encaustic artworks, sharing his methods and his philosophy. When he is scoring into his surface, he reminds me of the scoring made by ice skates on ice. I’ve blogged already about how, when I used to do ice dance, I was always excited if first on the rink and thus first to score marks into the pristine surface of the ice. Continue reading

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More Walks than Works : An Intro to ‘Poetic Mapping’:Walking into Art’


Part travelogue, part art …

If ‘Walking into Art’ sounds a bit like a collision, like ‘walking into a door’, well, a lot of artistic invention begins in accident.

If you believe in accident, that is. Continue reading

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