<![CDATA[Susan Crouse - LEARN]]>Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:25:57 -0600Weebly<![CDATA[Encaustic Image Transfer]]>Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:37:50 GMThttp://sckart.com/learn/encaustic-image-transfer
One of the techniques that can be done in encaustic is image transfer. This provides an opportunity for collage. One approach is to use xerox images, where the ink is transferred to the wax and the paper is removed.
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<![CDATA[Encaustic Ground]]>Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:32:32 GMThttp://sckart.com/learn/encaustic-ground
Encaustic is often painted on hard board, but sometimes a white ground surface is desired for painting. There are various ways to get a white ground, in this example, watercolor paper is glued to the board.
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<![CDATA[Encaustic Board Preparation]]>Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:22:49 GMThttp://sckart.com/learn/encaustic-board-preparation
Encaustic painters generally paint on hard surfaces. A common choice is wood; pre-manufactured boards are available, or you can build your own. Once you have a board, there are some simple steps to follow to prepare the board for painting.
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<![CDATA[Making Encaustic Medium]]>Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:18:28 GMThttp://sckart.com/learn/march-30th-2017
When painting in encaustic you need medium. Encaustic medium affects the translucency of the colors you paint. Many artists like to make their own medium, which is a simple mixture of bees wax and damar resin.
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<![CDATA[Encaustic Tools]]>Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:11:42 GMThttp://sckart.com/learn/encaustic-tools
Encaustic painting requires a unique setup with a variety of tools. From tools to keep the paint flowing, or not. The brushes need to be natural, other things used include sculpting tools. 
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