|Small Greeting Card||Large Greeting Card||Postcard|
|4" x 6"||5" x 7.5"||4" x 6"|
(Please ENLARGE so you can see the under-painting and all the carvings in the layers of wax)
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I spent 30 years in Corporate America and am now finding my way back home to being the creative soul I was destined to be…
This is a mixed media encaustic collage painting.
Encaustic painting is the process of using hot wax (beeswax) as your painting and binding medium. I hand dye my own cloth and make/ paint various paper designs to make my collages. I made all of the papers and fabrics used in this collage using various mediums like acrylic, oil, wax crayon and paint, ink, chalk, and gouache.
Although I’ve been using other mediums for a few years now, I just started my encaustic journey in 2011. Stay tuned, more encaustic art yet to come…