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Wax Fusion Magazine - Instructional Feature:
Alchemy- Alcohol Inks on Encaustic

Shary considers how artists are like alchemists - taking ordinary materials like beeswax, tree resin and pigment and transforming them into art - making manifest human experience into a "gold." She outlines her techniques and tips on painting alcohol ink on encaustic.

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Book: Encaustic Art in the 21st Century


Shary's encaustic sculptures are featured in this newly released large format photographic book.  Richard Frumess, founder of R & F Handmade Paints, has high praise in his testimonial:
"The work of some of the finest practitioners of contemporary encaustic demonstrates how this versatile medium has evolved as a cross-disciplinary collaborator with every sphere of visual arts…" It’s a book that belongs on every art-lover’s coffee table!" 


Forward and essay by Kim Bernard and Ellen Koment.  Schiffer Publishing

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Book: Encaustic Revelation


Learn Shary's encaustic fibre arts techniques, and those of a talented array of Encausticamp instructors working in a variety of mediums in Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch’s  book, Encaustic Revelation: Cutting-Edge Techniques from the Masters of Encausticamp.  North Light Books Technique Feature

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Video: Encaustic Photo Alteration


Shary presents an intimate glimpse into her unique encaustic photo alteration techniques.  Shary hand-alters photographs, then bathes them in encaustic wax, adding  texture and details with coloured wax pigments and paints.

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Vancouver Guardian Weekly - Featured Artist

Shary Bartlett is featured in the Vancouver Guardian Weekly Magazine's "Day in the Life."

Step into Shary's life as an encaustic artist through this interview where Shary's talks about her passion for her artform, where to find her, and what she is currently working on.

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Featured Jacquard Products Gallery Artist 


MEET SHARY BARTLETT: Canadian fine artist and instructor, who incorporates mixed media into her colorful encaustic artwork.

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Interview: Vancouver  Coop Radio 


2020 East Side Culture Crawl

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The Brain Project - Rick Hansen

Book: The Brain Project


Shary was commissioned by The TELUS Health Brain Project to work with the Rick Hansen Foundation to interpret and render a sculpture of Iconic Canadian, Rick Hansen’s brain.  


The Brain Project is a large-scale, outdoor exhibit that brings health, art and imagination to the streets of Toronto. The Brain Project encourages public conversation about brain health and Alzheimer’s and raises funds for the Baycrest Foundation, a global leader in brain health and aging.

Magazine: From Photo to Fine Art

Shary shares a myriad of technical tips and techniques for combining photography with encaustic beeswax. Encaustic Arts Magazine, Winter 2016 Magazine feature

Magazine: Painting in Peru

Read about the joys of encaustic painting while backpacking on the road in the International Encaustic Artists ezine, Summer 2016 Magazine feature

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Blog Feature: A Love Affair with Encaustic and Alcohol Inks

See Shary's interview with All Things Encaustic's Blog feature

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Blog Feature: Encaustic and PanPastels

See Shary's interview with PanPastel's Paint, Draw, Blend Blog feature

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