Great news that you’re interested to learn encaustic… that is, how to paint with hot molten wax…!
Let me start by saying, it is the most versatile art form I have ever encountered, and it is honestly as limitless as your imagination once you understand the basic rules…
I could talk endlessly about all the ways in which you can paint with wax… so please remember that there’s no one way…
Those who claim they can’t draw a straight line, love it…
Boundary pushing artists get as wild and creative as their imaginations will allow….
It is both a crafting hobby, and a fine art… It is a safe entry level art form, it is also a serious investment in time, money, health and safety… You can use it as you wish…
Here are three short videos giving an overview:
Painting with an Iron - No health and safety considerations, super easy to start!
Painting with a Stylus - Again, few health and safety considerations, and super easy to start!
Layered painting with wax and dammar, working at a higher heat, health and safety considerations and good ventilation needed, but wonderful to create with, and as limitless as your imagination, once you fully understand the basics!
I can short cut you through all the confusion of encaustic, saving you hours of research, and help you to avoid some of the costly mistake buys so many make!
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