This 8" square Encaustic painting was created with handmade papers, encaustic medium and oil pastel on a cradled board. Each layer was fused to the layers before with heat.
Encaustic painting is an antique technique. There has been a rebirth of this technique in the 20th Century. What is Encaustic ? Encaustic is a Greek word meaning "to heat or burn in" (enkaustikos).
Heat is used throughout the process, from melting beeswax and varnish to fusing layers of wax. Objects and other paints can be used in the layers.
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