Wax Waves

Wax Waves?  A play with wax that ends with waves of imagination washing towards you. Images in Encaustic Art don’t need to take a long time to create.  They can be spontaneous and effective very quickly.  They can evolve as you watch yourself working. Follow the flow, let the waves of imagination wash through your…

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Upside down?

@ Hotpate course Last week I had a ‘workshop week’. One of the courses was the Hotplate course. I love working with the Hotplate and I like to work intuitively and during a demo I often don’t know which way it goes … This is how it started … The end result was very different!…

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Tree of life

Crucible play! The crucible allows wax colours to be melted (and mixed) in the small heated pot. It is threaded to fit the Encaustic Art Stylus Pro wax graphics tool. Once the waxes have melted they can be poured out through the small tube in a flowing fluid line. There are lot of possibilities with…

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Wax colour cards

Create your own colour cards and never forget a colour! Encaustic Art has an assortment of 48 different colour wax blocks. But which colours are those exactly? Do you know all the different colours? Or do you get confused every time? Make colour cards for reference material for yourself. This way you can compare colours…

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Black or white?

What is the view when you look through your window? Is it dark or light? Day or night? Gloomy or clear? White and black are not really colours. White is the light and black the lack of light. We use them to create contrast. White is often associated with purity, virginity and peace. Black with…

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