A Beginner's Guide to wax painting - Encaustic. What is Encaustic? Is Encaustic Toxic? Can I use wax crayons in an encaustic painting? Can’t I paint just with beeswax? Do I need to fuse every encaustic layer?
Surface Design with Stencils class Adding to my to-do list: laying an abstract under layer, encaustic over-coat, then image transfer on one of my winter trees, then etching it out to reveal the under layer.
Ink can be used to great effect in encaustic painting. You can draw or write directly on the wax and either leave it on the final layer of a painting or you can add more layers of encaustic medium on top of the dry ink. Ink, when dry, is permanent.