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  • 12.2007“Notes from Andrew Long's "Reinventing Your Creative Process" class”
  • Aim for a Compelling, Unorthodox Originality

    Painting by Matthew Ritchie "The Living Will" 2004 Oil and marker on canvas 88 x 99 inches An idea that bears rep ...

  • Why Do You Paint What You Paint?

    Class notes from Reinventing Your Creative Process with Andrew Long, Fall 2007 I am so going to miss these classes wi ...

  • Canadian student maps brain to image search

    "A Canadian computer science grad is mapping the way the human brain works to technology that will power a search engine ...

  • Life is as complicated as it appears

    Painting by Matthew Ritchie "Self-Portrait in 2064" 2003 Oil and marker on canvas 80 x 100 inches That quote ...

  • Painting from Another Viewpoint

    Painting by Julia Mehretu “Excerpt (Riot)” 2003 ink and acrylic on canvas 32 x 54” Class notes from Reinven ...

  • Fall of Babylon

    I like his point of view.  🙂 Painting by Adam Cvijanovic See a lot more of Cvijanovic's colossal spectacular ...

  • Aaron Young – Hell’s Angels

    Elevating a motorcycle rally to art by moving it indoors and placing it on a stage. ...

  • Looking at Earthworks Artists & Their Descendants

    "You" by Urs Fischer Today I look at how various artists over recent time have reacted against the idea that deve ...

  • Are Your Objects Objects or Facsimiles?

    "Rabbit" Jeff Koons 1986 Stainless Steel 41 x 19 x 12 inches Class notes from Poetic Non-Representational Acryl ...

  • Why Do You Create the Art You Create?

    Painting by Terry Winters, just because it's so frigging beautiful! Notes in response to the question "Why Do You ...

  • Just Make Work!

    Painting by Joan Snyder "Magic Meadow" Class notes from Poetic Non-Representational Acrylic Painting with Andrew ...

  • Jackhammer Your Myths

    Class notes from Reinventing Your Creative Process with Andrew Long, Fall 2007 Jackhammer your myths. For me, cons ...

  • Artspoken 12×12 Opening

    Wow! It was packed! We arrived almost at 6 on the dot, and the small gallery was already extremely crowded! It staye ...

  • Einstein on the Beach

    Class notes from Reinventing Your Creative Process with Andrew Long, Fall 2007 "One theory of education says that lea ...

  • A Compelling Unorthodox Originality in Venetian Art

    Painting by Titian "Assunta" oil on linen 690 × 360 cm 1516-1518 On a BBC show on Venetian Art, it was ...

  • 11.2007“The War Exhibit, EAST and a great class with artist Andrew Long”
  • Churn All Your Influences

    Class notes from Reinventing Your Creative Process with Andrew Long, Fall 2007 Are you what you paint? Are you pai ...

  • East Austin Studio Tour 2007

    The tour this year was great. Even with a little rain on Saturday, over 110 people did make it to my little home stu ...

  • Painting Nice Little Paintings is Better than Doing Heroine

    Painting by Richard Prince Untitled (The Velvets) Canvas, Acrylic Class notes from Reinventing Your Creative ...

  • Press Release from E.A.S.T.

    November 6, 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE East Austin Studio Tour 2007 November 17th & 18th, 2007 Saturday ...

  • WAR-Artists Respond Opening

    It was a great opening with huge crowds! Most of the comments on the show were about what a fabulous show it was - a ...

  • 10.2007“Poppy paintings and more new abstracts in encaustic”
  • New Work: Chuka Nunchaka

    "Chuka Nunchaka" Encaustic and Beeswax on paper on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • New Work: The Devil's Wishbone

    "The Devil's Wishbone" Encaustic and Beeswax on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • New Series of Encaustic Paintings

    “California Burning” Encaustic on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn "The Devil's Wishbone" Encau ...

  • More Recent Work in Encaustic

    “Tocharian Vignette” Encaustic on on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • Archive of Notes from Art School

    Sketch of cells Colored pencil 6" x 6" © c. 2004-5 Marilyn Fenn I started this art blog* to put all of my note ...

  • New Painting: Stoic Poppies in an Earthquake

    "Stoic Poppies in an Earthquake" Encaustic and Beeswax on Paper on Board 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • New Painting: Poppies in a Windstorm

    "Poppies in a Windstorm" Encaustic and Beeswax on Paper on Board 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • New Painting: Poppies in Blowing Duststorm

    "Poppies in Blowing Duststorm" Encaustic and Beeswax on Paper on Board 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • Poppies Painting Series

    “Impression of Poppies” Encaustic on Paper on Board, cradled 12″ x 12″ © 2007 Marilyn Fenn This series was ins ...

  • Upcoming Events

    Three Shows It's confirmed: I will be opening my home studio again this year for the East Austin Studio Tour, Nov. 17 ...

  • More New Work for War-Artists Respond Exhibit

    "What Have We Become?" 9 Digital Prints with Encaustic on Masonite, with Chain Links 37" x 34" © 2007 Marilyn Fen ...

  • 09.2007“Nuclear bomb paintings and abstracts in encaustic”
  • New Atomic Bomb Painting: Castle Romeo

    "Castle Romeo" Encaustic on Plexiglas 9" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • New Atomic Bomb Paintings

    “Operation Bravo” Encaustic on Plexiglas 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn I had wanted to complete more of my pla ...

  • New Work: Grandma was a Stromatolite

    "Grandma was a Stromatolite" Encaustic on Watercolor Paper on Masonite, cradled 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • Publishing New Works in Encaustic

    “Nebulous Nebula” Encaustic and Beeswax on Paper on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn Our vacation in ...

  • 08.2007“Visiting LA art museums”
  • Song Kun at the Hammer Museum

    Painting by Song Kun It's My Life 05-08-31 2005 Oil on canvas. 10 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (27 x 35 cm) Courtesy of Univ ...

  • Museums in Balboa Park, San Diego

    We spent a couple of days in San Diego; one whole day at Balboa Park. The first museum we came to was the Museum of ...

  • Tim Hawkinson’s Zoopsia and Uberorgan at The Getty Museum

    Today we went to the Getty Museum to see the Uberorgan by Tim Hawkinson. We arrived just in time for the hourly musical ...

  • The MOCA in LA…

    Pictured: Nancy Rubins’s Chas’ Stainless Steel Mark Thompson’s Airplane Parts About 1000 Pounds of Stainless Steel ...

  • 07.2007“More tornado and abstract encaustic paintings”
  • New Painting: Field of Artists’ Dreams

    “Field of Artists' Dreams” Encaustic with mini-encaustic paintings on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • All the Way from Africa: Reworked Painting

    “All the Way from Africa” Encaustic on Paper on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn This started out as ...

  • Today’s New Encaustic Painting: Behind the Wall

    “Behind the Wall” Encaustic and Beeswax on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn This is the first encaus ...

  • New Work: Number One Campfire

    “Number One Campfire” Encaustic and beeswax on paper on Baltic Birch 12" x 12" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn Brand new a ...

  • The Importance of Appropriate Venue

    Image: still from video of famous violinist Joshua Bell playing for tips in Washington DC's metro station. There ...

  • First Atomic Bomb Tested on This Day in 1945

    "Atomic Bomb Buster Jangle Charlie" encaustic on masonite 10" x 8" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn I suppose that sounds m ...

  • Roky Erickson Performance & Movie

    We went to see Roky Erikson Friday night at the Paramount.  What an amazing show!  The evening started with a showin ...

  • New Work: My First Hurricane Painting

    "Hurricane Katrina” Encaustic on Masonite 8″ x 10″ © 2007 Marilyn Fenn Katrina, of course. This was much mo ...

  • New Work: Mega Tornado!

    "Tornado - Stoughton, WI - August 18, 2006” Encaustic on Masonite 8″ x 10″ © 2007 Marilyn Fenn I actually star ...

  • New Work: Tornado Over a Lake

    “Tornado - Big Pine Key, FL - April 14, 2005” Encaustic on Masonite 8″ x 10″ © 2007 Marilyn Fenn You can see I ...

  • New Work: A White Tornado

    “Tornado - Erie, KS - November 27, 2005” Encaustic on Masonite 8″ x 10″ © 2007 Marilyn Fenn Here's another -- ...

  • New Work: A Tornado Seen from Below

    "Tornado From Below" Encaustic on Masonite 8″ x 10″ © 2007 Marilyn Fenn I'm not sure where I found the image f ...

  • New Work: Encaustic Tornado Painting

    "Tornado - Ames, IA - March 30, 2006" Encaustic on Masonite 8″ x 10″ © 2007 Marilyn Fenn It felt so good to se ...

  • How to Paint with Encaustics

    The process of painting in encaustic entails heating up the paint - which is a combination of refined beeswax, resin ...

  • 06.2007“Encaustic paintings in the AVAA 30th Anniversary Exhibition”
  • Some Great Feedback! And a Note on Encaustic Surfaces

    Snippet of painting: "Tornado - Erie, KS - November 27, 2005" Encaustic on Masonite 10" x 8" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...

  • AVAA 30th Anniversary Opening…

    ...was great! The place was packed with folks all evening long! "Tornado - Kansas - June 1, 2004" Encaustic on M ...

  • Starting A Painting a Day

    "Green Day" oil on canvas 10" x 10" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn ...or so. I love the idea of doing a painting a day ...

  • Encaustic Paints

    I found a good intro to info about encaustic paints and paintings at RF Paints. Click on the link to read. This i ...

  • Peaceful Abstract Landscape by Karen Jacobs

    Painting by Karen Jacobs "Hope Ridge" mixed media on canvas 30" x 30" Here's another really gorgeous abstr ...

  • Beautiful Abstract Landscapes by Cheryl McClure

    Painting by Cheryl McClure "Little Pieces of Land IX" acrylic on canvas 36 x 36" Favorite painter of the d ...

  • Paintings of People Looking at Art by Karin Jurick

    Painting by Karin Jurick "An older gentleman viewing an abstract painting in the de Young Museum in San Francisco" Oil ...

  • AVAA 30TH Anniversary Exhibit

    "Tornado - Clay, AZ" Encaustic on Masonite 8" x 10" © 2007 Marilyn Fenn Juried Show at The Dougherty: A couple ...

  • Stumble Upon

    Oh, this is a lovely time-waster...or inspiration-finder. You can search by any topic; I search for painters freq ...

  • Swicki

    "Swickis are a cross between search engines and Wikipedia - the community can add, delete and improve the results." I ...

  • 02.2007
  • America Starts Here: Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler

    Showing at the Austin Museum of Art Pictured: America Starts Here, 1988, Broken glass, fiberglass replacement window ...

  • 12.2006
  • Scott Barber

    Painting by Scott Barber title, medium, size, date unknown I stumbled on an exhibit by Scott Barber while takin ...

  • 11.2006
  • East Austin Studio Tour 2006

    "Burning Ice" Oil on Canvas 10" x 10" © 2006 Marilyn Fenn   The 2006 East Austin Studio Tour was fabul ...

  • 07.2006
  • Art Fairs – Not for Me

    I inadvertantly started doing art fairs at the end of 2002 -- sort of in neighborhood solidarity when some folks in ...