Wax Fusion - 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.
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
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
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.
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.
Featured Jacquard Products Gallery Artist
MEET SHARY BARTLETT: Canadian fine artist and instructor, who incorporates mixed media into her colorful encaustic artwork.
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
Blog Feature: A Love Affair with Encaustic and Alcohol Inks
See Shary's interview with All Things Encaustic's Blog feature
Blog Feature: Encaustic and PanPastels
See Shary's interview with PanPastel's Paint, Draw, Blend Blog feature