Wax and Paper Workshop: Techniques for Combining Encaustic Paint and Handmade Paper (Paperback)

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Wax ] Paper = Artistic Bliss

Unconventional? Sure. The next wave in encaustic painting? Absolutely

Encaustic artists have been branching out--trying new techniques and mediums, mixing it up with unique textures and using traditional art supplies in wholly unexpected ways. So why shouldn't the surfaces be evolving as well?

Well, now they are In Wax and Paper Workshop, not only will you learn some crazy cool techniques (like working with rust and tar and learning how to emboss and embed), you will also explore the benefits of working on paper surfaces--both commercially made and your own handmade papers

Inside you'll find:

  • All the basics for working in both wax and paper, including a thorough explanation of required materials and suggestions for setting up your workspace.
  • Easy to understand instructions for making paper and supports to suit your every need and whim.
  • 14 completely stepped-out encaustic techniques, including those for working on the wax and in the wax for adding tone and nuance to your encaustic masterpieces.
  • Dozens of author studio samples and gallery pieces to illustrate, delight and inspire.
  • A contributors gallery highlighting the best and the brightest working in wax and paper and giving a sneak peek of the future of these two dynamic and complementary mediums.

You'll find something new and exciting on every page--add Wax and Paper Workshop to your creative toolbox and expand your artistic horizons today

About the Author

Michelle Belto's work as a presenter, artist and teacher spans 30+ years, 3 continents and 13 publications. She is on the board or a member of several encaustic organizations including International Encaustic Artists and Texas Wax. She was an instructor at 2012's Encausticamp - a retreat organized by Encaustic Workshop author, Patricia Baldwin-Seggebruch.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781440317040
ISBN-10: 1440317046
Publisher: North Light Books
Publication Date: October 11th, 2012
Pages: 127
Language: English