Contemporary encaustic paintings created with vivid color, dramatic texture, and luminosity.
I paint with a blowtorch.
Creating works with encaustic wax involves using
a molten wax medium to which colored pigments have been added. Each layer of wax is fused to the previous using heat. The earthy smell of the beeswax, the rich color and the variety of ways it can be used is captivating.
It can be thick and opaque or thinned to a luminous transparency by adding more medium.
Scraping away layers reveals previous color,
texture and marks
adding to the history of a piece.
Click on the lower right video link
to take a look into my encaustic studio.