Wax on Wednesdays! Fun With Abstracts, Using Watercolor , and Encaustics!
This week is super fun
and of course some delicious bees wax ,which really
makes the watercolor "pop" , and also adds depth.
This week continuing the theme for the month , which is to add color to
the encaustic paintings without the use of actual encaustic paints, or even oil
sticks and oil paints!
So here are the watercolors I used . I probably got this set at either Michaels or Hobby Lobby
with the 40% off coupon . Fairly inexpensive set , but they worked really well .
For my substrate I used 140lb. /300 g watercolor paper that I mounted onto
5x7" Ampersand hardboard panels. I love these little flat panels ,
they are perfect for experimenting
on, and working out new techniques and patterns,
before moving on to the bigger expensive panels
This weeks supplies:
india ink (black and white)
My whole goal was to edit all of the new videos down to around 8 minutes long. Not because I don't want to share , but because I want to keep you excited about the process and not bore you :) But, this one is a solid 12 minutes. I figured that taking out too much of the actual painting would kind of take away the whole purpose of this one ,so there it is . Going against my own rule , oh well.
I had some major uploading problems with the first 3 attempts failing on me for some strange reason, I won't attempt to completely understand cyber space .
So, this is actually wax on Thursday !! So sorry about that . I gave up on the final attempts late last night, but one of them survived, and was all done processing when I got up this morning :))) YAY
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I hope you enjoy this weeks video :)