Encaustics Close Up...

Below are a sampling of close up photographs of encaustic paintings to provide a sense of the depth and texture of this medium (click to enlarge each image). Encaustic is one of the world's most ancient and permanent painting mediums that has been rediscovered by contemporary artists.  The paints are made from pure powder pigment and molten bee's wax, making the process unique and seductive.  The molten nature of this medium is suitable for layering with oil paint and collaging and imbedding objects into the wax for multi-dimensional effect.  Encaustic painting has great texture with a characteristic matte, translucent and velvety surface..  Click here to return to main page on Encaustics...  

 

Detail, Deep Woods Blue Aspens
Detail, Deep Woods Blue Aspens
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Detail, Fishing Line
Detail, Fishing Line
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Detail, Blue Ice
Detail, Blue Ice
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Detail, Precious Rain
Detail, Precious Rain
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Detail, Many Moons
Detail, Many Moons
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detail
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detail, Reincarnation
detail, Reincarnation

detail, Puzzle Woods

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detail, Blue Haze
detail, Blue Haze
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detail, Touch
detail, Touch

encaustic, pins, braille paper

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detail, Circus Rain II
detail, Circus Rain II
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detail, Garden Mist
detail, Garden Mist
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detail, Aspen Line Up
detail, Aspen Line Up
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detail, Golden Horizon
detail, Golden Horizon

oil, shellac and encaustic 36x36x2 on birch panel

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detail, Cocktail Hour
detail, Cocktail Hour

oil and encaustic 36x36x2 with silver floater frame

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detail, Pink Rain
detail, Pink Rain
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detail, Weightless
detail, Weightless
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detail, Frosted Woods
detail, Frosted Woods
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detail, Bubbles
detail, Bubbles
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detail, Early Evening
detail, Early Evening
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detail, Woven Woods
detail, Woven Woods
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detail, Aspen Grove
detail, Aspen Grove
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detail, Circus Rain
detail, Circus Rain
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detail, Colored Woods
detail, Colored Woods
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