Enkaustikos Wax Snaps Encaustic Paints have the same formula as Enkaustikos Hot Cakes in a versatile, easy-to-use shape. Just snap off what you need and use at full strength for direct painting, drawing, printmaking, and more! They're perfect for small projects, workshops, and for refilling Hot Cakes tins.
Artist-quality colors are made from the most beautiful pigments, the finest damar resin, and United States Pharmaceutical Grade (USP) beeswax. They contain no bleach or synthetic adulterants. Plus, because they're solvent-free, they require no turpentine or mineral spirits for cleanup.
Enkaustikos Wax Snaps are so concentrated they can be diluted with Enkaustikos Wax Medium or XD Wax Medium to create thinner washes of color.
Each snap is 40 ml and measures 1-3/8" × 4-1/2" (35 mm × 114 mm).
Wax Medium — Wax Medium can be used as a colorless paint film and may be used as a base or top coat. Wax medium also acts as a binding medium for collages and altered art effects.
Note: Enkaustikos Wax Mediums contain Damar Resin, not Damar Varnish. Most artists are familiar with Damar Varnish, which is made by dissolving damar crystals in turpentine. Many encaustic recipes call for Damar Varnish containing turpentine which is not
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