Encaustic Painting


Encaustic Paints, a very versatile, spontaneous medium, are applied molten to an absorbent, prepared surface. They can be re-melted to create different effects, layered in opaque or translucent layers, modeled, textured, scraped, sculpted, polished, or combined with a variety of materials to create collage works.

Unlike other paints, encaustic is never wet or dry — it goes from a liquid to a solid state and back again in seconds, allowing additional layers to be added immediately. Encaustic paints are moisture-proof, and they can be reworked indefinitely.

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  • Getting Started with R&F Encaustics
    Getting Started with R&F Encaustics

    An introduction to a very spontaneous and versatile medium of encaustic (hot wax) painting. R&F offers the finest handmade encaustics paints available. This video will show the materials needed to get started and how this wax based paint is melted and applied.

 

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