Shima creates Encaustic Art - the ancient art of painting with beeswax. To Shima, encaustic is her meditation, an open-eye prayer where in the spirit of play her prayer beads are replaced with beeswax and pigment, hake brushes, heat guns and hot plates. May this same Spirit guide you in the radiant and illuminative process of creativity that is uniquely you. Encaustic is the ancient art of painting with beeswax. Layer upon layer of beeswax mixed with demar resin and pigment is painted and … Read More
What lies beyond what appears to be and the True meaning of Life inspire my artwork. I choose nature, sky, air, and water to perceive finite reality; and the indescribable celestial realm to point to the infinite and eternal oneness. Grounded by the horizon – with wax, fire, and brush in hand – I am free to explore Spirit beyond the physical realm. At some point one gives way to another. The horizon blurs and boundaries dissolve. A feeling, emotion, or simple knowing surface and the artwork reveals its message. This is when I know the painting is complete.