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Did you know there is a second DVD from Michelle Belto on the subject of encaustic? In the Encaustic Studio: Basic Mixed Media Techniques is also currently available for sale, download and streaming. In it, Michelle reviews the general tools and materials used in encaustic and also discusses safety precautions. Viewers then move into an exploration of techniques used to create smooth, translucent and dreamy glazed surfaces as well as rich, thick, opaque and highly textured surfaces. Michelle then tackles what it means to create an underpainting for your encaustic work and she demonstrated using a variety of media including stamps, stencils, alcohol inks and pen and ink. Finally, an exploration of building up and scraping down—working with and through multiple layers of wax truly impresses upon the viewer the versatility of painting with wax. Here is a sneak peek:
And would you like to know a little more about the artist? In this video interview,artist and author Michele Belto (author of Wax and Paper Workshop) discusses how she found encaustic, how and where she finds inspiration, her favorite techniques, the future of the medium and more!
Gina’s work focuses primarily on her mixed heritage of Ojibwe and Lakota, Native American, Lithuanian, and Irish blood lines. Her work involves much research and travel, and she sets her work in landscapes that are both ancient and modern.
To learn more, visit: www.ginaadamsartist.com
Untitled | Gina Adams | Collage and Mark Making
Lorraine is known for the amount of work she does in her underpainting and for the the translucent layers of wax and marks she creates.
To learn more, visit: lorraineglessner.net
Good Angel, Bad Angel | Lorraine Glessner | Mark Making
Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch
Trish is known for bringing the art of encaustic to the dynamic world of mixed media.
To learn more, visit: pbsartist.com
And So It Began | Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch | Adding Imagery and Mark Making
Patterned Beforehand | Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch | Adding Imagery and Mark Making
Renee is known for her many poured layers and her deeping incised work.
To learn more, visit: reneemagnanti.com
Auspicious| Renee Magnanti | Adding Texture
Karen is known for creating works composed of multiple shapes and layers painted with opaque and translucent encaustic paint.
To learn more, visit: karenfreedman.com
No More Cross Words | Karen Freedman | Edging and Incising
After the Storm | Karen Freedman | Edging and Incising
Michelle Belto is the author of Wax and Paper Workshop: Techniques for Combining Encaustic Paint and Handmade Paper.
To learn more, visit: michellebelto.com
Buttons and Bows | Michelle Belto | Collage
Hidden | Michelle Belto | Finishing Touches (Shellac Burn)
Timeworn | Michelle Belto | Adding Texture and Toning
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