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Ink can be used to great effect in encaustic painting. You can draw or write directly on the wax and either leave it on the final layer of a painting or you can add more layers of encaustic medium on top of the dry ink. Ink, when dry, is permanent.

Encaustic Basics-Part II-How to do encaustic painting. Learn how to prepare your substrates, learn how to fuse, and how to add color to your encaustic paintings.

Liminal Moment by Bobbette Rose - Encaustic Monotype on Paper. These are paintings done directly on a heated plate with pigmented wax. Paper is laid on top and the image is offset onto the paper, similar to a typical monotype but no press. She does sveral thin layers, each time laying the paper down on the heated plate. In the final stage she often paints back into the image with a oil paint and a brush. Japanese washi paper used for this process, then matt and frame them under glass…