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Encaustics (Wax)

The word “encaustic” comes from the Greek, meaning “to burn in”. Encaustic painting is the art of painting with pigmented, molten wax. In painting, a medium is created from a mixture of waxes and resins, melted and pigmented.
The technique is one of the oldest painting techniques known, dating back to the first century - Often used in Roman Egypt to decorate mummy coffins and tombs.

An artist who freely mixes media in her work to express her ideas.  
Specializing in Japanese and Western hand papermaking, encaustic painting and mixed media.

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William Thomson

Works in oils, watercolors, egg tempra, encaustic, and acrylics helping him create his award winning landscapes, cityscapes, interior and figurative works.

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Alison Golder

An abstract encaustic (wax) artist; referring to counting, measuring, recording, weighting as inspiration.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 15:18

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Catherine Nash

An artist who freely mixes media in her work to express her ideas.  Specializing in Japanese and Western hand papermaking, encaustic painting and mixed media.

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 May 2013 22:43

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Kim Bernard

A contemporary artist who implements contrasting materials, like encaustic, lead, and ceramic into her work; receiving her BFA at Parsons School of Design in New York City.

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 May 2013 23:03

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