Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mating Framing Trimming Hanging Hardware

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One more day till the shows!

Encaustic WIPs for my show at THE SOURCE- going up this Thursday night!

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COME TO THE RECEPTION ON SATURDAY NIGHT! 6pm-8pm light appetizers and drinks will be served, here’s a link to theFacebook invite.

The Source Salon & Spa 3382 East Speedway Blvd. is open M 9 am – 5 pm Tu – Sa 8 am – 8 pm 520 323 1300

More WIPs

MAKING ENCAUSTICS FOR MR HEAD’S Showing April 1st – 30th here’s a link to the Facebook invite…

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Mr. Head’s Art Gallery and Bar 513 n 4th Avenue is open M – Su 12 pm – 2 am 520.792.2710. Cocktails and beers on tap, outside seating, you can order food from  some of the restaurants on 4th ave, for more about the place check out this write up in Tucson Weekly.

NO ON PROP 8

ARTWORK by VALYNTINA GRENIER TWO SHOWS April 2011 encaustic | watercolor | intaglio prints 

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Another day in the studio working on my encaustic series No On Prop 8 for my solo show at Source Salon next month.  The reception is Saturday evening April 2nd, time TBD. I’ll also be showing w/ some other artists at Mr Head’s Art Gallery and Bar and will be dropping in for a drink after the reception.

The Source Salon & Spa 3382 East Speedway Boulevard M 9 am – 5 pm Tu – Sa 8 am – 8 pm 520 323 1300

Mr. Head’s Art Gallery and Bar 513 n 4th Avenue M – Su 12 pm – 2 am (520) 792-2710

The Bees Fly In

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Preparing board (in this case 3/4″ pine) for gesso, then for fills. The most “difficult” part is getting each board level for an even fill. Insizing is fun I particularly enjoy using the various dental tools I’ve collected to get just the right well. The bees stop by too; the one in this photo was so loaded down with pollen he flew right into the center of my forehead then had to stop and rest a bit…

Piano 4

click to hear: Piano 4

SETTING UP AN ENCAUSTIC STUDIO IN THE GARAGE

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Three days from car-park to encaustic- Cleaning out the garage took a  day)! Building melting mixing- medium then “paint.” There is a little repair job at the end.