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Sarah Montani Encaustic: Painting with wax and fire Thu 21 Jul 2022 A comprehensive course on 3000 year old wax painting. You will learn the basics...

Encaustic: painting with wax and fire
Thu 21 Jul 2022

A comprehensive course on wax painting for 3000 years. You will learn the basics of encaustic, shellac firing, and how to work with a Bunsen burner. The Greek word "enkausis" means "to burn in": the wax is kept liquid on a hot plate, applied to wood and worked with a Bunsen burner. Painting with beeswax is an intoxicating, sensual experience. It smells wonderful, the materials are 100% natural and we create incomparable color intensities and light effects. Instead of a brush, we use fire to paint. We use it to connect the individual layers of wax and even create a controlled shellac firing. A step-by-step course to create magical effects with controlled fire. You will achieve stunning surface effects and develop your artistic techniques with natural materials. Learn to create with wax & fire.

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