Tag: art retreats

Oh the places you will go !

The more that you read, the more things you will know.

The more that you learn, the more places you ‘ll go

Dr. Seuss

Happy Friday !

First of all , I want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who has been in touch the last few days, it feels so good to be back full steam ahead in my encaustic studio and know that you are delighted of my return, feeling the love dear ones !


 Emerging from lockdown, how safe are we ?

I was also very touched by the lovely messages received about your gratitude regarding the safety measure I am putting in place during my workshops during the pandemic. My main priority for the next few months is to make sure that everybody present is safe and can enjoy the experience of pure creativity ! Do not hesitate to  contact me here  if you would like to have a more detailed outline of my hygiene protocol for all my workshops.


Oh the joy of learning!

My grandmother told me a very long time ago’ keep learning my child, it will make you go places’. And how right she was ! I get such a kick at learning new things all the time, I never get bored and this life will not be long enough for all the learning I am planning.

With so much time spent at home these days, I have learned so many new skills, ranging from beekeeping to experimenting at making soap or natural product with beeswax….the studio has been wonderfully busy and smell divine ! A creative life is a wondrous blessing.



The last couple of weeks, have been busy learning audio and video skills and I have enjoyed immensely  being part of a group of artists and creatives who have been very fortunate to learn  from the very vast expertise of  the one and only artist and video & film maker extraordinaire Michael Fortune ( you can check his fabulous work here on folklore and folk belief ).

This series of workshops which will last until mid-July, has been designed to help us creatives, to be aware and make use of the full potential of audio visual facilities, in the prospect to move our work on online platforms. This course  could not have arrived at a better time ! Those who know me, are well aware that I  have been working like a busy behind the scene here in the ‘Wild Fire and Wax’ studio in order to move my business online in a couple of months and have already started to film classes ..but more about this soon my impatient pretties, just click botton below if you would like to be notify of the launch of online classes.





But I can hear you lament…’how about us, those who still want to experience encaustic painting first hand and experience the beauty of a full day well spent creating in wondrous company … well fear not ! I will still go around Ireland and share my passion for encaustic painting with you, I love this too much to give it up !  plus nothing can beat the sheer enthusiasm of a live workshops, of the shared laughters, the inspiration, you guys fed my soul and your stories, just like this one  still makes my heart skip a beat !





Isabelle inspires creativity. She is a great artist with talent and passion and you can see it clearly while looking at her art or experiencing her teaching. She is a fantastic person to spend time with, encouraging you to experiment and test your boundaries. I strongly recommend her workshops. A relaxing experience which leaves you with craving for more.

Monica, workshop participant 2019


Keeping the best news for the end !

Today I am delighted to announce that the official registration for my summer schedule of workshops is now open for all with a delicious early bird offer!

My subscribers had a sneaky peekaboo last week at what is on offer and the seats are filling fast ( the two days encaustic retreat in Dublin only has two places left and so is the workshop taking place in east Clare)

I am blown away by the wonderful response ! So to recap, the early bird registration is on offer for one more week, and when the places are gone, well they are gone ! Click the link below to reveal the early bird coupon and dates !




I look forward meeting you this summer and share with you blissful moments of sheer unbound creativity !

Don’t forget to share the encaustic love to anyone you would think may be interested into trying their hands at this amazing process and do not hesitate to drop me a line if you wish to know more!


Have an inspired week end !



PS: I regularly post my artist process, free encaustic demonstrations, and what fires me up along the way on my blog. If you wish to be notified by email, please subscribe to my mailing list, thank you!