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Enkaustikos - Instructional DVD Heat Up Your Art

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  • Imported from USA.

Curiosity about encaustic painting is rapidly growing in the art
community. More artists are incorporating encaustic paints into
their artwork while others are discovering the medium for the
first time. In this instructional video produced by Enkaustikos
you will learn why encaustic painting is so enticing to
contemporary artists and what makes it different from other
mediums. Artist Kathryn Bevier will open your eyes to a variety
of techniques that can be accomplished with encaustic paints and
mediums. Kathryn will walk you through what Hot Cakes encaustic
wax paints are are and explains what you need to get started. She
begins her painting demonstrations with the most basic techniques
of color mixing fusing and texture building. Kathryn clarifies
how to utilize encaustic specific products such as slick wax (for
cleaning your encaustic brushes) and wax medium (for use as a
base coat to your substrate). As the video continues Kathryn
moves on to more unique techniques like carving collage glazing
printmaking and even shows how encaustic can be used on ceramics
and larger paintings done on standing easels. No matter if you
are a beginner or a professional you will find the
demonstrations and advice invaluable. Watch the video in its
entirety to get an overview of encaustic painting and then go
back to the chapters featuring your favorite techniques to help
develop your own skills. You will gain insight on how to use Hot
Cakes encaustic paints in your own artwork and improve your
confidence when it comes to this fascinating medium!

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