day one of a 2 day encaustic class. kristy & i took a class with the same teacher 2 years ago, and were both excited to have the chance to do so again, this time closer to home with the possibility of future studio time.
these are the pigments that are mixed with the encaustic medium ( beeswax & damar resin) to make color.
the griddle set up. best temp between 200- 225. on the right is the medium, on the left the brush cleaner. the heat gun is used to fuse layers between applications.
here's a bigger piece started using collage elements & other techniques
at the end of the day-