In March, the Teen Class will enter the wonderful world of melted wax. Encaustic painting is one of the world's oldest art forms! The artists of Ancient Greece made the earliest applications of encaustic wax paint – hence the Greek word "enkaustikos" meaning "to burn in."
This month's second watercolor painting for the Elementary and Teen Classes continued our lessons about perspective in landscapes.
The Teens and Elementary Art Students had so much fun creating these snowy watercolor landscapes.
Painting from life always brings the freshest results, but we all paint from photos.
This page includes reference photos and the paintings I created from them. You are free to work from your photos or from my reference photos during a class.
Merry Christmas to all of you! I hope you are enjoying this time with your families and friends. This is one of my favorite projects - glass fused trees.
Our Elementary Art students created their own versions of ceramic houses.
We had so much fun creating these ceramic houses with our Teen Class.
Jamie Lightfoot is an oil painter and owner of Picket Fence Art Studio.