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  • Featured in Collage with Traditional Mediums October 2011
  • Featured in Mixed Media November 2011
  • Featured in Abstract Art November 2011
  • Featured in Inspired Art November 2011
  • Featured in Art Universe April 2012
  • Featured in The Group April 2012
  • Featured in Artists Universe April 2012

I started my day out with a drawing that would focus on things that brought me JOY… And then, as I developed activites for other surviving victims of violent crimes to use as a way to heal and remember their loved ones
(with more JOY and less pain), I thought of the basic design for this encaustic collage. For me, seeing warm colors like yellow and orange seemed to bring forth a smile… and as I thought of my son, the flowers came into view.

Creating “On My Window Sill” brought me much JOY that day; I now share it with the HOPE that it will also bring JOY to others!

The companion painting to this one is called The Glow of JOY.

This encaustic mixed media collage was made using an under painting made using acrylic, watercolor, wax pastel and ink; then I added beeswax, pigmented wax and oil to finish off the project.

Encaustic painting is the process of using hot wax as your painting and binding medium. I hand dye my own cloth and make/ paint various paper designs to make my collages.Although I’ve been using other mediums for a few years now, I just started my encaustic journey in 2011. Stay tuned, more encaustic art yet to come in 2012.

I’m an abstract-expressionist painter… a mixed media, encaustic, collage artist who uses a non-objective, emotive style of creative expression and visual messaging. I create to survive, to LIVE with more JOY and less pain. ART (plus faith in God) is what sustains me.

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  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 3 years ago

  • Thank you Robyn… I am definitely a proud member of your group so I’m always thrilled when you select a piece of mine as a feature. :-)

    – © Angela L Walker

  • John Fish
    John Fishabout 3 years ago

    great composiition in this still life. I love the texture and colors in this and it is so intriguing to read about the mediums you use and make yourself.

  • Thank you so much, John. So glad you like this piece… it is one of my personal favorites. :-)

    – © Angela L Walker

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesabout 3 years ago

  • Thanks so much, Rene, for considering my work. I greatly appreciate it! :-)

    – © Angela L Walker

  • Madalena Lobao-Tello
    Madalena Lobao...about 3 years ago

    Congratulations, great work!

  • Thanks Madalena, my dear friend!

    – © Angela L Walker

  • Rachael Comisari
    Rachael Comisariabout 3 years ago

  • Dear Rachael, please excuse me… I thought I had typed you a thank you from my phone when you first featured this piece. Thank you so much! I am proud to be a member of the group and really happy you selected to feature this particular piece.

    – © Angela L Walker

  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackabout 3 years ago

  • Hi Janis… I’m confused… got a rejection notice from the MIxed Media Group so I thought it had not been accepted.

    – © Angela L Walker

  • I just saw it in the group and am very honored for the feature… I might have mis-read the note… please excuse me. I am very grateful to see that it was indeed accepted! Hooray! :-)

    – © Angela L Walker

  • Mike  Waldron
    Mike Waldronabout 3 years ago

    Love the warmth of your colours : )

  • Thanks so much, Mike!

    – © Angela L Walker

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 3 years ago

    bravo !
    my best, your host (francis).

  • Thanks a million, Francis! So glad you chose to feature this painting! :-)

    – © Angela L Walker

  • colleeno
    colleenoalmost 3 years ago


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    © Kira Bodenstedover 2 years ago


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