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Encaustic painting is a technique using molten beeswax and colored pigments, developed by the ancient Eyptians to paint mummy portraits and used by the early Greeks as a decorative medium. It has wide versatility and can accomodate the use of mixed media techniques. It is favored by artists who appreciate the richness of the brilliant colors and its possibilities of a range of textures. I love...
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Welcome to my Studio! So glad you could stop by -Linda. I’ll add your email to my students list- it’s Francie@cox.net? You know, I teach Encaustic Jewelry and Resin Casting at To Bead True Blue in Tucson in Jan/Feb 2014. Maybe there is a way I could skip over to Phoenix right before or right after that show and teach my Santos Class. Is that the one you are looking for? Your small group may...
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These drawings utilized the Hindi alphabet of the Devnagiri script. By separating letters and words into phonemes, and then tracing the inflections of each sound with line, I created a set of “text based drawings”. These drawings imitate posters and signboards I saw as a child in India, to...
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The Bee’s Knees Encaustics is committed to making high-quality hand-made encaustic paints and mediums. Made by artists for artists. Our paints are made with 100% filtered Canadian beeswax, dammar resin and environmentally safe, non-toxic pigments from the earth. They are free from harmful...
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Dorothy Masom, The Dean of American Encaustic Painters. "When I am on lecture tours, conducting workshops, or having show openings, people invariably ask me why I pursued a career in the fine arts and how I got into encaustic painting. My response is that as a professional artist I find art to be...
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American artist and fine art photographer, Angel Wynn, has specialized in North America's Indian cultures. Gallery of artwork, encaustics, photography, workshops, books. Studio/gallery located on Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Wynn's studio and gallery is located within the historic art district of Canyon Road in Santa Fe New Mexico. Encaustic Workshops are available throughout the year and...
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Alaskan artist Janaan Kitchen has been producing fine art batiks since 1973, during which time she has received more than 100 first place and juror’s choice awards for her work. Although proficient in encaustics, oils, watercolors and acrylics, as well as the creation of unique jewelry, Janaan is best known for her batiks. She has a piece of work in the permanent collection of the Anchorage...
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Chemical studies of paint media in ancient Roman paintings have allowed for the development of a new water soluble beeswax paint for artists with remarkable characteristics. Cuni colours can be mixed with acrylics, oils, water mixable oils, hot encaustics, watercolours or temperas, and can also be applied on any of these paints. The exceptional water solubility of the paint allows easy handling...
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I met Genevieve Larivee at the Encaustic Art Conference in June. We met near the paper table. She’s one of the few who trekked down from Canada to make art with us on Cape Cod. Check out her art. She’s been a photographer first, and now she’s working on using photos with encaustics. Her website. I met Jane Davies at the Encaustic Conference and I love her work! I recently got Jane to sit down...
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Swans Candles LLP. West Coast family owned source for retail candle making supplies, soy wax, soy candle supplies, paraffin wax, natural waxes and beeswax all at wholesale pricing. We stock both white beeswax and yellow beeswax and damar resin crystals. Our bulk beeswax is processed (filtered) naturally with no chemicals used. Encaustic artists and candlemakers love our natural beeswax. We...
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Shopping with us is easier and more convenient than ever. Our new site offers color charts and multiple items all on one spot- without having to scroll through page after page to find that one color or design that you are looking for. Please note that this is a secure site, and your information will never be shared or sold. Please feel free to email or call us with any questions. Many artists...
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This is a collaborative art blog. A place for encaustic artists to come together. Submit your blog posts about techniques and all things encaustic. My first reaction when I heard about cold wax encaustic was, “well if it isn’t heated then is it encaustic?”. Cold wax encaustic medium is used at room temperature, whereas traditional encaustic painting uses melted encaustic medium. The name...
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