Encaustic Paintings https://mtdietz.webs.com/apps/photos/ Encaustic Paintings Balem encaustic on birch 16"x20" 2012 Balem is the Maya word for Jaguar. The black jaguar represents the night, but though the yellow jaguar represents the day and positivity, its spots represent the stars in the night sky. https://mtdietz.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=171889605 171889605 Tree encaustic on birch 18"x14" 2012 Trees are a favorite subject of mine. This tree is carved from many layers of different colors. https://mtdietz.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173519854 173519854 Jackdaw encaustic on birch 16"x20" 2012 https://mtdietz.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173519855 173519855 Hot Dog, Chilly Dog encaustic, buttons, plastic tubing on birch 16"x20" 2012 https://mtdietz.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173519856 173519856