NEW! How to Create Encaustic Art

How to Create Encaustic Art is your guide to painting with wax. Whether you're just beginning or you're looking for easy-to-follow instructions to enhance your work, this indispensable guide shows the many possibilities of encaustic art.

International encaustic artist Birgit Hüttemann-Holz walks you through the ancient art of hot-wax painting. Learn about materials and supplies, encaustic mediums and coloring agents, and surfaces like canvas and textured substrates.

Detailed photos present the entire spectrum of encaustic — smooth and textured surfaces, scraping and relief imprinting techniques, accretion, working with palette knives and collages, and even special techniques like accents with metal leaf or organic materials.

Discover how to apply hot liquid wax and fuse it using tools like a hot air gun or propane torch to achieve the various effects.

An inspiring gallery section showcases art by 11 top encaustic artists.

Author — Birgit Hüttemann-Holz.

Paperback. 128 pages. 8-1/2" × 10" (22 cm × 25 cm).

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