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As Ever, Selma - 11.5 x 11.5 x 3 inches

As Ever, Selma - 11.5 x 11.5 x 3 inches



Members Art Gallery

There are ongoing exhibitions at this marvelous institution dedicated to encaustic painting and cold wax artists. Two of my newest paintings are available online in the Members Art Gallery. 

Location: 18 County Road, Cerrillos, NM

"Going Home" (polyptych), encaustic collage by Melissa Stephens, 19 x 19.5 x .5 inches

The Edge is a 45 minute live stream demonstration show. While I demonstrate, you can comment and ask questions, so that everyone can get the most from each session. I've listed my upcoming shows and their links below. Feel free to give me a thumbs up, subscribe, click the bell for reminders, comment, and join me for a show sometime.


The Fab15 is a prerecorded 15 minute show of me experimenting with a tool, technique, method or material for the very first time. These videos are set as premieres, so let's watch together and share information in real time! Times listed are Pacific Time.


The Great Make UpExperiementing with old cosmetics on the encaustic surface.

The Heat Is On! - A walk through various encaustic heating tools & where to buy them.

Encaustic Painting Demonstration - Just like live, but with auto replay!

About The Artist - Learn about my inspiration, history and what I've been up to.

Creative Carving - Carving with out-of-the-ordinary tools.

Set The Table - Explore mark making with silverwear.

Creating Your Work Surface - Learn how to create a portable work surface for encaustic painting.

A Full Heart - Learn how to carve and fill shapes; 3 methods.

Hot Patterns - Experiment using various materials as stencils with a flat iron and stylus.

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