M. Hasbrouck photo-encaustic paintings

Sunday, February 23, 2014


This cool looking visual demonstrates what Twitter looks like when two groups with different political views talk about the same thing:
twitter usage as art
  For the social science behind the twitter art, see this interesting article on quartz. http://qz.com/179158

Friday, February 21, 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014

The Beautiful Beast and the Butterfly House

The Beautiful Beast and the Butterfly House 
A 36x36 inch mixed media painting with oak tiles and rare earth magnets. 
Each tile can be flipped and moved to anywhere on the painting. 

The Beautiful Beast and the Butterfly House (variation #59)

The Beautiful Beast and the Butterfly House (the "A" side)

There are millions of possible combinations

Saturday, February 15, 2014

My all time favorite first line

John Irving

         I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was an instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Creative Chickens

Maggie Hasbrouck's chickens
The snowstorm kept me home from my studio but it didn't stop my chickens from making a little art of their own.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


THE GIRL  2013

mixed media with rare earth magnets
Currently available through Gallery One in Nashville

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Monster in my Studio


My temperamental, ink guzzling, little monster is on it's best behavior today. 
(The print in progress is a background for a very fun commission I'm working on.)

Monday, February 10, 2014

Two of my favorite book covers and a give away

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children  by  

Hollow City by 

Check out this goodreads contest to win an autographed copy of Hollow City! 

Sunday, February 9, 2014


Great cover and great first line

 "It was the day my grandmother exploded."


Saturday, February 8, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

The Museum of Extraordinary Things


Beautiful cover art

check out goodreads to win a copy of  Alice Hoffman's mesmerizing and illuminating new novel!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014