Category: Creative

Shima’s Studio Journal – 13 – Choicepoint

Shima’s Studio Journal – 13 – Choicepoint

Painting with encaustic -- as in life -- is a series of choice. Every brush...
Shima’s Studio Journal – 12 – Ever Evolving and Exploring

Shima’s Studio Journal – 12 – Ever Evolving and Exploring

The journey continues . . . I invite you to view my ongoing exploration of...
Shima’s Studio Journal – 11 – I Write to Paint Myself

Shima’s Studio Journal – 11 – I Write to Paint Myself

"I write to paint myself," says Michel de Montaigne. "There is no one, who, if...
Shima’s Studio Journal – 10 – Yes is Good. No is Good.

Shima’s Studio Journal – 10 – Yes is Good. No is Good.

There comes a point when I am painting, usually twenty to thirty layers deep, when...
Shima’s Studio Journal – 9 – Sheets of Rain

Shima’s Studio Journal – 9 – Sheets of Rain

While I was painting "Sheets of Rain," our little dog, Star, unexpectedly passed. Sheets of...
Shima’s Studio Journal – 8 – Press Ever On

Shima’s Studio Journal – 8 – Press Ever On

The phenomenon of time and space is interesting - and challenging - for me. The...