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Encaustic Workshop: Artistic Techniques for Working with Wax

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Find out what happens when mixed media meets melted medium

In its purest form, encaustic painting is as simple as applying melted beeswax to an absorbent surface. In Encaustic Workshop, it becomes much more: a dynamic medium where anything goes and the possibilities are endless.

Packed with step-by-step techniques, helpful tips and diverse examples of completed works, Encaustic Workshop brings all the accessibility and excitement of a mixed-media workshop to your own workspace. If you're a beginner, you'll find everything you need to know to get started. If you're a more advanced crafter or fine artist, you'll discover things you never knew you could do with encaustic.

Instructions and photos will guide you as you learn to: Apply, layer, color and carve wax to create artwork rich with texture and depth.Create collages that combine encaustic with papers, fabric, found objects, image transfers and more.Experiment with charcoal, inks, watercolors, pastels and other mediums to create unexpected effects in the wax.Then, complete step-by-step projects and an extensive inspirational gallery will show you how you can combine the techniques you've learned to create more complex works.

Sign your creativity up for this Encaustic Workshop - then just melt, paint and play

Synopsis:

Encaustic (wax) painting is a relatively simple process that produces highly impressive results. In Encaustic Workshop, you will be introduced to encaustic painting through its history, tools and supplies needed and thirty-five techniques for delving into this layered medium. Learn how to mix in pigments, incorporate additives, layer in papers and fibers, add foil, photos and carving, plus incorporate non-traditional methods including using carved stamps, various inks, glue, watercolor and more. Step-by-step instructions and numerous photos provide plenty of inspiration for this unique art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600611063
Author:
Seggebruch, Patricia
Publisher:
North Light Books
Author:
Seggebruch, Patricia Baldwin
Subject:
Encaustic painting
Subject:
Wax craft.
Subject:
Carving
Subject:
Crafts-Woodcarving
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
127
Dimensions:
10.88x8.10x.43 in. 1.15 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Encaustic (wax) painting is a relatively simple process that produces highly impressive results. In Encaustic Workshop, you will be introduced to encaustic painting through its history, tools and supplies needed and thirty-five techniques for delving into this layered medium. Learn how to mix in pigments, incorporate additives, layer in papers and fibers, add foil, photos and carving, plus incorporate non-traditional methods including using carved stamps, various inks, glue, watercolor and more. Step-by-step instructions and numerous photos provide plenty of inspiration for this unique art.
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