Oct 19, 2016

Wax On Wednesdays Encaustic Collage with Vintage Elements

With Fall in the air , I begin feeling that Fall color palette. 
For me collage with vintage elements feels very "Fall like" with all of the rich caramel and brown tones. 
I keep the compositions fairly simple and always intuitive. 
I love the way the paper absorbs the beeswax . The way it saturates and enhances the colors of these vintage pieces. 
It's like pressing that "enhance" button on Photoshop, but you are using your fingers and the natural elements of beeswax and damar resin to do the magic! 

 Supplies I used this week:
old photo cabinet card
vintage flash card
vintage skeleton key 
vintage 1st reader cover
brown painting paper from hardware store
white encaustic medium
black encaustic medium 
clear encaustic medium
india ink
heat gun
masonite board 6x6"
natural bristle brushes




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 Live encaustic workshop? 
If you are in the Dayton Ohio area I will be teaching a 
one day encaustic workshop 
October 29, 2016
at Marco's Paper
If you register before October 25, you can save $5.00 off registration !

A full day exciting journey of hands on encaustic creating and exploring. We will cover equipment , set up, tools, colorants , a wide variety of techniques, and even create some of your own tools by hand , and lots of encaustic painting! 
This one day event features catered lunch, drinks , snacks, an art giveaway, and a chance to immerse yourself completely into creating in the wonderful world of encaustic !

To see more details and register click 
These encaustic landscapes "Morning Reflection' series just listed in the Etsy shop ! 

Just a few more days to register for "Encaustic Mini Journals and Painted Pendants" online workshop and save 20% ! 
use the code "earlybird20" at checkout to receive the discount. 
click the photo above for details. 

Blessings, and happy creating !
Shari 

1 comment:

  1. Totally digging the collage look! and I adore that teeny tiny book!
    How is your mascot doing? Haven't seen any posts lately of him ")

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