Encaustic instruction & art
Encaustic painting using a newspaper picture
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Wax and Paper Workshop: Techniques for Combining Encaustic Paint and Handmade Paper by Michelle Belto. Wax + Paper = Artistic Bliss! Unconventional? Sure. The next wave in encaustic painting? Absolutely! Encaustic artists have been branching out--trying new techniques and mediums, mixing it up with unique textures and using traditional art supplies in wholly unexpected ways. So why shouldn't the surfaces be evolving as well? Click The Pic!
How-To: Combine Collage and Mixed Media With Encaustic /sm
Jon Peters demonstrates how to make encaustic medium. Has a couple of really good tips: 1. filter the initial small quantity of melted dammar and beeswax. Much easier than filtering the whole batch of melted wax. 2. Uses a reinforced paint filter 3. leeches excess wax out of oil paint on a masonite board, rather than a paper towel. Easier to scrape off.