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Mary Montague Sikes
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There's Something About Cold Wax Painting
There's Something About Cold Wax Painting
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There's Something About Cold Wax Painting
"On the Crowded Streets" - Oil, Cold Wax - ©Mary Montague Sikes There's something about Cold Wax Painting that intrigues me. I started out long ago, first working in pastels and then oils. The buttery quality of the oil paints was nice. I liked that they di...
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Loving Artist Workshops - Taking and Teaching Them
"Gloucester Arts on Main 2018" ©Mary Montague Sikes More than two decades ago, I took my first artist workshop. Mary Alice Braukmann was the instructor. Traveling from Florida to Williamsburg, Virginia, she brought with her a wealth of knowledge and a lifet...
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Key West - A Return Journey to Tropical Places
"Tropical Palm" ©Mary Montague Sikes Years ago, my husband and I first glimpsed the tropical beauty of the island of Jamaica. We have always loved to travel, so, after that initial journey into the tropics, we could not get enough of the exotic beauty that ...
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Experiment in Cold Wax
Experiment in Cold Wax
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Experiment in Cold Wax
Studio Experiments ©Mary Montague Sikes “Give an artist the tools
and she will thrive.” That is so true,
especially if those tools are used for building texture and developing new enthusiasm
for creativity.  A few years
ago, I took a day-long encaustic pain...
Experiment in Cold Wax
Experiment in Cold Wax
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Witness Trees Stand Tall in the Forest
Witness Trees Stand Tall in the Forest
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Witness Trees Stand Tall in the Forest
"Magical Forest" acrylic painting ©Mary Montague Sikes "What stories could the trees tell?" is a question I have often pondered. In our own yard, I suspect the many tall oaks and even some of the maples would have amazing stories to tell. Sadly, one giant o...
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Witness Trees Stand Tall in the Forest
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