An ancient art form, encaustic art has seen a resurgence in popularity with the art and craft world's focus on mixed media. This book makes it accessible to everyone, from beginners to more experienced artists and craft workers. It shows you how to apply the coloured wax to anything from the usual glossy cardstock, to wood-free paper, canvas, glass and porcelain, as well as wood, candles and fabric, using several heat sources and applicators.
As well as providing all the information you need on materials, tools, basic techniques, colour mixing, finishes, and application possibilities, there are over 50 fabulous projects that will have you hooked in no time.
Learn to make greetings cards, paper stock for other craft projects, wall art, mosaics and many more using a huge range of techniques such as mixed media collage, tissue and crushed paper effects, candle carving and stamping.
This is a fantastic source of ideas and inspiration for anyone interested in this amazing art form.
- Over 50 fabulous projects using a huge range of materials and methods
- Includes information on materials, tools, basic techniques, colour mixing and finishing
- A fantastic resource for artists, craft workers and anyone interested in mixed media