Welcome! Today I’m sharing the last few photos from the encaustic workshop I took at R & F Paints in Kingston, NY. You can see much more in Encaustic Review Encaustic Review Part 1 and Encaustic Review Part 2. This first one was created by repetitive applications of hot wax with a relatively dry brush. The process is called accretion.
It was a new vocabulary word for me.
You need to be quite patient to achieve structured results. It’s something I’ll experiment with much more when time allows. One of my fellow students was so good at it that her work looked like an old rotten tree (which I mean, in a very good way.)
This next one was an exercise in both texture and reduction. It was one of my favorites and definitely something I will work on more in the future.
I chose my text randomly but can see great possibilities when mindfully highlighting words in the future. The cheesecloth was a favorite addition, too.
Reminder: there are still a few days left to win two free seats in my Craftsy class, Inventive Ink: Colorful Mixed Media Effects in celebration of National Craft Month. Click on that link and leave a comment by March 13th for a chance to win! Here’s a 2-minute preview of the class: