Learn more about Encaustic

 In How To Paint With Encaustic Wax

Great news that you’re interested to learn more about encaustic… that is, painting 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 is no one way…

Those who claim they can’t draw a straight line, love it…

Professional artists paint with encaustic….

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…

Learn Encaustic… There are two styles of encaustic painting, high heat, and low heat… both are interchangeable, I can help with both. 

  High Heat

 Low Heat

Why not short cut through some common misunderstandings of encaustic, save hours of research, and avoid some of the costly mistake buys so many make!

Ways I can help you:

In person workshops:

After a recent move to Cornwall, I’m yet to be in a position to offer in person workshops here… however, if you have a location to run a workshop from, or would like me to to tutor at your art retreat… I would be happy to come to your venue to host an encaustic workshop.  Please e-mail julie@artyheaven.com to discuss further.


Online Tuition:

Book a 1-1 Video Session here – For when you want direct advice specific to your circumstances.


Online Courses:

My online courses explain things in fun, simple, easy to understand terms, giving you numerous techniques and setups for you to replicate, enjoy and discover for yourself, from your own home or studio, at your own pace.

Choose from the following options:

Colourful Collages with Encaustic – Free Introductory Course

The Art & Magic of Encaustic – Master the Basics of Beeswax Painting – Ignite your Imagination & Intuition

(Lower Heat Courses will be live soon – just need to hook up the sign up / payment pages… please contact me if you need them sooner)


Still not sure…?  Check out this blog, which explains wax painting in the easiest of terms!

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