Encaustic Wax Painting

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Our coworker, Phil Muelrath, brought by a couple of crafty art pieces his wife Ellie had done as birthday gifts for some of her friends. We were all intrigued by the process, encaustic wax painting or wax drawing, an ancient technique that uses melted colored wax and cards. The process is accessible for beginners, and offers plenty of challenges for master artists, plus the results look great!
After checking out some recent photos of the technique, it looks like it’s definitely something else to add to my Learn How to Do This list…
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