Mixed Media Art of Shari Replogle 

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Welcome to my February PFATT page!

"Familia" Familia is an original encaustic assemblage painting measuring 10x20 " Encaustic painting is an ancient art form , with the first known surviving installations being the Fayum Mummy portraits from the first century. Modern encaustic usually consists of a purified beeswax, and Damar resin, a naturally accurring resin from a tree native to the rain forest.

Familia is the Latin word for family . St. Valentine , was believed to have been a priest of Rome and martyred in the late third century. Ironically , he is the patron saint of more than just lovers, he is also the patron saint of beekeepers !

"Familia was done on birch wood cradle board. The 3 installations on the piece were done on masonite board.

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"Familia " had a cradled back , meaning it is ready to hang. The sides are finished, there is no need for framing.

"Familia " was included in my "Wax on Wednesdays!" video series on Youtube. You can see the time lapsed in process progress of me creating this painting in the video here:

"Familia" 150.00 with free shipping within the continental United States.

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Thank You so much for visiting my PFATT page. You can see more of my work and available online workshops at And You can also see time lapsed videos of my encaustic painting process on "Wax on Wednesdays!" on the Youtube channel at

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