Encaustic painting (hot wax painting) is one of the oldest known painting techniques. The simplest hot wax painting is a combination of beeswax and pigment, melted and applied with a pallet knife or brush. There are often additions of Damar … Continue reading
It seems like art made of wax would be very vulnerable to heat, but it takes a lot more than a warm room to melt wax. Unless your house is hot enough that your candles are drooping an encaustic artwork … Continue reading
Here are a few works that explore an inversion of the values that had been dominant in my previous works. This also finds me thinking about the rain forest and sea dense with an explosion of life.
Here are a few my early encaustics experimenting with different techniques and subjects. The photo in the collage was taken by my father – it’s me, my sister, and the cat Checkers.