Encaustic Painting Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid or paste is then applied to a surface—usually prepared wood, though canvas and other materials are often used. The simplest encaustic mixture can be made from adding pigments to beeswax, but there are several other recipes that can be used—some containing other types of waxes, damar resin, linseed oil, or other ingredients. Pure, powdered pigments can be used, though some mixtures use oil paints or other forms of pigment.
usually made with oil or water-based inks. With encaustic monotype,
pigmented wax is applied directly to a temperature-controlled metal plate by
painting or pouring it onto the plate, or more commonly, drawing on it
with in solid encaustic stick form. This series contains both monotypes
and monoprints. The second grouping contains encaustic monotype/collage inspired by underwater vegetation, plants and seaweed.The work was created on an inverted cradle board using Shou Sogi Ban, a Japanese burning technique which frames the work.
Mixed Media Ink, pastel, encaustic monotypes, hand painted papers,wax