Writeup! Chaparral Paint & Sip

Written by Raini Armstrong Chaparral’s first-ever Paint & Sip event was hosted by Nancy Miehle. The event was fun, and the technique used to paint our subject was intriguing, because it was different, and dare I say, unexpected! Many of us knew before arriving that we would be painting with acrylics, and some of use even know that our subject would be a butterfly. Simple, right? The trick, however, was the actual goal; to paint in a...

Writeup! Wax Painting Demonstration

Rice Paper & Watercolor & Wax Chaparral Artists enjoyed a demonstration by Nancy Miehle who intrigued everyone with a painting technique involving wax! The process is simple, a bit messy, and so much fun. This technique is a slightly altered form of "Watercolor batik" and it combines watercolors, rice paper, and melted wax, and the result truly creates a product that 'pops.' Nancy was ready with all of her tools, which included several sheets...

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