Welcome to the In the Encaustic Studio: Basic Mixed Media Techniques Companion Page! Enjoy!
Did you know there is a second DVD from Michelle Belto on the subject of encaustic? In the Encaustic Studio: Advanced 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 add dimensionality to their work, including collage, and poring and embedding. Michelle then moves into adding imagery—viewers will learn how to do three different types of transfers. Finally, an exploration toning the surface and adding finishing touches wraps up the workshop-style content of this program. DVD includes an annotated gallery of works by the artist and her contemporaries, all chosen to demonstrate the possibilities of the specific techniques taught. 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!
Lynda is known for her use of visual and actual texture created with stencils, incising lines and accretion.
To learn more, visit: lyndarayart.com
Groundwater | Lynda Ray | Creating Texture
Watershed | Lynda Ray | Creating Texture
Landmark | Lynda Ray | Creating Texture
Eileen is known for her heavily layered works in which she paints and scrapes back to reveal visual texture and expressive color.
To learn more, visit: http://www.eileenpgoldenberg.com/
Array | Eileen Goldberg | Scraping Back
Diane is known for her luminous layers with transfers and incised lines.
To learn more, visit: www.dianealdrichkleiss.com
Limited Space I | Diane Kleiss | Building Up
Limited Space II: Reflections Dichotomy (front view) | Diane Kleiss | Building Up
Limited Space II: Reflections Dichotomy (back view) | Diane Kleiss | Building Up
Karl is known for his multilevel layers and his scraping back process to reveal the colors of the under layers.
To learn more, visit: www.karlwkaiser.com
Compose | Karl Kaiser | Scraping Back
Spanish Chestnut | Karl Kaiser | Scraping Back
Spring Up Into Beauty | Karl Kaiser | Scraping Back
Michelle Belto is the author of Wax and Paper Workshop: Techniques for Combining Encaustic Paint and Handmade Paper.
To learn more, visit: michellebelto.com
Dancing Spirit | Michelle Belto | Building Up
Dark Sky | Michelle Belto | Accretion
Scottish Music | Michelle Belto | Transparent Glazes and Incised Lines
Firefly | Michelle Belto | Incised Lines and Accretion