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Posted on February 24, 2012 at 10:56am 15 Comments

I am having to wait for photos and a photographers permission for my beginning of my previous work in progress..Rather than do nothing I started a work in encaustic on an A6 paper. I know the title already is 'Two Worlds' because of the spheres that 'arrived'. Then I saw the face and it isn't entirely resolved. Then I found the small figure and little bird lower right and very small. I am presuming at this time he has sunglasses on because of the brightness from the divine light and he seems…


'Memorial to my Ancestors'

Posted on February 18, 2012 at 1:00pm 192 Comments

 I have several books that are full of images that are copyright free so I am inspired by them..Here is the first start of my story....two birds facing each other...these birds remind me of my Native American heritage...but also the bird represents spirit to me. My middle name is Glema, an original Native American name given to my grandmother by her mother. Anyway..I am fairly certain these birds will be the central focus on my board..but..what comes after? Not sure..thinking an…


TRIBAL JOURNEY My Work in Progress

Posted on January 26, 2012 at 5:00pm 47 Comments

I would like to share with you all my progress on this next large work..without it showing in the Gallery:) The piece is 30"x40" a whole sheet of matboard. I began with white and two yellows..then moved on toa rust orange, red and maroon or  alizarin..

Not knowing what story will appear..I search for images that I might want to develop. So far I have discovered a woman's/girl's face and a full figured woman above her with arms hands reaching out...The next thing I found was a…


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At 12:09pm on March 12, 2012, richard kushinsky said…

Verlie,i love the phantasmagoric quality of your works, each one takes me to a new place

At 9:48am on March 10, 2012, richard kushinsky said…

verlie,thanks so much for liking both the Holbein and the Mantagna pieces, as i said i did these in my very early learning process of using encaustics a number of years ago, i still think they have a place in the encaustic world

At 3:06pm on March 1, 2012, ingrid said…

THANKs :-))) for your likes, feelings, critical opinion and honest comments

At 1:46am on February 11, 2012, Samya Hamid said…

Thanks for your request Verlie ! :)

At 12:52am on February 6, 2012, Denisa Parts said…

Thank you Verlie, you know...I'm at the very very beginning...still trying to create something recogisable

At 12:51am on January 26, 2012, Vera Sattler said…

Congratulation, Verlie! You and your art deserve the featuring fully. Have further successes and much joy in your art and life!

At 12:31am on January 26, 2012, Maria Varga-Hansen, VargaMari said…

Congratz, Sis for the well deserved featuring! :) Mari

At 5:32pm on January 25, 2012, Marja Goossens said…

thanks, Verlie!

At 5:00pm on January 10, 2012, Marjolein de Meijer said…

Hello nice to be here, to share encaustic with everyone marjolein

At 4:59pm on January 10, 2012, Marjolein de Meijer said…

Hallo Verlie,

Lang niets gedaan, leuk hier te zijn, om encaustic te delen









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