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Shop Closes on June 30th

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Shop Closes on June 30th

9 Days to Close Many items are the "last one". Stock up today. Shipping is now open to USA customers Please read Returns before ordering There were a quite a few questions about the hiatus so I will do my best to answer them here. There are great new and gently used items available on the Studio Sale page from my person studio + library. 1. Thank you to everyone who wrote in with supportive emails. As a small business owner I appreciate each and everyone. Thank you so much <3 2. Yes I am still teaching and painting. It...

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Mystery Packs for Good

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Mystery Packs for Good

Everyone loves a good mystery.... Each Mystery Pack is different, but all will help support a good cause. Mystery Packs have a total value of at least $120. $10 from each pack will support an initiative in the Okanagan. I am currently fundraising for:  Support Our Kids (SOKS) Creative Summer Program in August, 2018 CritterAid & AlleyCats Alliance - ongoing  Each Mystery Pack* contains: A 6x6" painting by Bethany ($60 value) Multiple Surprise Items* valued at $60+ $5 coupon for next order Treat yourself to a surprise and do some good at the same time! Purchase One Today! SOKS is currently fundraising for a program that...

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Let’s Think About Inks

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Let’s Think About Inks

With the growing popularity of mixed media applications being used in conjunction with encaustic, one of the hottest trends right now is the use of inks with wax. I always go back to the basics when introducing a new art supply to my encaustic studio: Is it safe to use with encaustic – can I heat it? Is it archival – will it last over time? So just what are people using and how can you use ink with your painting practice? Let me start by saying that I am not an expert on inks and all of the information...

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Encaustic Collage

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Encaustic Collage

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Encaustic Collage class in April. So many adorable paintings were created. Curious about working with collage? All you need is an encaustic painting iron, some beeswax or medium, a variety of papers, and your imagination! I will be offering this course again later this summer in Kaleden, BC and also in Portland, Oregon. Check out all of these gorgeous paintings.

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Bethany in the Spotlight at Galli Publishing

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Bethany in the Spotlight at Galli Publishing

I was so honored to be chosen as an Artists Spotlight participant over at Galli Publishing. I speak about taking workshops with Daniella Woolf. If you haven't viewed their site yet. I highly recommend it. https://www.gallipublishing.com/pages/bethany-handfield

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