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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Playing with Fire

I am learning very quickly that encaustic is not an easy medium to master.  But it sure is exciting!  These two very different pieces each started out as sunsets.  They each changed direction dramatically after about 5 minutes.


Encaustic Collage ACEO - 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" - Dousing the Flame


Encaustic collage 8x10 on cradled board - Dream

5 comments:

  1. What an intriguing medium! Lovely!

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  2. Oh my goodness, that first one is so ALIVE. I love the fluid movement.

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  3. That will be the fun in the learning and experimentation then, sounds like a great medium to try! Wow, like opening a present in layers, little by little!

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  4. wow! loving these. do you use a heat gun or torch or iron or???

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