Author Archives: Kathie Vezzani

About Kathie Vezzani

Rust, wax and paint move me, traveling with other artists inspire me, and so I attend workshops and plan them with other artists. My curiosity is endless and I am fearless when it comes to my art.

What if….with Lisa Pressman

“What if” is artist Lisa Pressman’s mantra. What if you did it this way, what if you didn’t do that at all? What if you scraped back, exposed this or obliterated that? We practiced mark making and experimented with different … Continue reading

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Paint San Miguel de Allende with Katie Kendrick and Judy Wise

Our first workshop to Oaxaca filled so quickly, that Katie Kendrick and Judy Wise wanted to offer two more Painting trips next year. The first is Paint Mexico City March 13-22, and the second, to San Miguel de Allende October … Continue reading

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Paint Mexico City with Katie Kendrick and Judy Wise

Our first workshop to Oaxaca filled so quickly, that Katie Kendrick and Judy Wise wanted to offer two more Painting trips next year. The first is Paint Mexico City March 14-22, and the second, to San Miguel de Allende October … Continue reading

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Studying under Marc Chagall

This is my study of Marc Chagall in Studying Under the Masters with Katie Kendrick. I painted it in my large 9.5″ x 14″ journal.

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Veil of Tears

The weather has finally warmed up enough to allow more time in my garage where I practice my encaustic. This piece is 12″x 12″ on plaster. This method is what I will share in my first online course, Plaster and … Continue reading

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Plaster and Wax 101, an online course

My trip to San Miguel de Allende last October has been life changing. My intent and sole purpose of going on that trip was to spend time with Judy Wise and Katie Kendrick, to add them to my support network. … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing art of José Rodríguez

I find these pieces by El Salvador artist José Rodríguez fascinating. He doesn’t have a website so finding information about him outside of facebook was daunting, but I did find the following blurb from a show he did a couple … Continue reading

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There’s a theme going on

Today’s Pinterest picks seemed to have a theme so I thought I would share these very cool encaustic pieces that I pinned to my Encaustic Board. Fledglings by Kathy Miller at IronBearPress. Kim Bruce has a whole shoe series called “heels” … Continue reading

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Studying under Botticelli

As I mentioned previously on my blog, Studying Under the Masters is an online workshop through Jeanne Oliver’s website. It’s a nine week course that will stay up for two years. Yes people, I said two years! Long enough for … Continue reading

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Homage to a wonderful Italian I knew

Recently, my family lost the most wonderful, proud Italian, my father-in-law, the man my husband was named after, although I called him Mr. V. He lived a long life full of family and good friends and was a supportive and … Continue reading

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