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The Encaustic Studio: A Wax Workshop in Mixed-Media Art [With DVD]

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Synopsis:

Award-winning encaustic artist Daniella Woolf shares her groundbreaking techniques and ideas in working with encaustic, a highly-versatile and popular mixed-media technique that unifies and brings all elements together. Inside this essential resource on encaustic art, youll discover a thorough introduction to materials and methods, pigment exploration, sculptural techniques, and incorporating found objects.

Daniella also teaches you how to compose encaustic art by layering such techniques as collage, stenciling, masking, pigmenting, and image transfers into wax, as well as how to fuse the layers with heat. Youll be inspired by a broad selection of projects and progress into extending the myriad of possibilities using encaustic techniques. The versatility of encaustic is enhanced and beautifully illustrated throughout the book.

Also included in the book is a one-hour bonus DVD showcasing Daniellas expert teaching and the books extensive techniques.

About the Author

Daniella Woolf, known as “the encaustic gypsy,” has worked in fiber, collage, jewelry, metalsmithing, installation, and encaustic art. She teaches for R+F Paints and WaxWorksWest and conducts workshops around the world. She is the author of Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility, and produced a teaching DVD under the same title. Daniella's work has been published in many catalogs and magazines. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Tools and Materials

Design Theory, Visual Thinking, and Inspiration

Preparation, Finishing, and Studio Tips

Techniques

Transfers

Lines and Edges

Collage

Pigment

3-D and Sculptural

Projects

A Day with You

Mom's Recipes

Collage Composition

True Grid with Variations

Stripes (Love Notes to Me)

What's in a Name

Encaustic Spirit Boat

Paper Pyramids

Gallery

Resources

Recommended Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596683907
Author:
Woolf, Daniella
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Art-Painting General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper and DVD
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Two-color art throughout, color photos t
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.25 x 8.5 in

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Award-winning encaustic artist Daniella Woolf shares her groundbreaking techniques and ideas in working with encaustic, a highly-versatile and popular mixed-media technique that unifies and brings all elements together. Inside this essential resource on encaustic art, youll discover a thorough introduction to materials and methods, pigment exploration, sculptural techniques, and incorporating found objects.

Daniella also teaches you how to compose encaustic art by layering such techniques as collage, stenciling, masking, pigmenting, and image transfers into wax, as well as how to fuse the layers with heat. Youll be inspired by a broad selection of projects and progress into extending the myriad of possibilities using encaustic techniques. The versatility of encaustic is enhanced and beautifully illustrated throughout the book.

Also included in the book is a one-hour bonus DVD showcasing Daniellas expert teaching and the books extensive techniques.

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