encaustic

What is encaustic?
Encaustic is an ancient technique of painting with hot beeswax and powdered pigments.  Layers of paint are fused and scraped to create rich and textural surfaces.

 

October 2016 Waterstone Gallery Exhibition

 

Refugium, (detail)

Bonfire, (detail)

Between Darkness and Darkness (A Sparkling Ring of Fire), (detail)

A Shimmering Silver Jewel, (detail)

Madrugada (Dawn), (detail)

A Perfectly Ordinary Light, (detail)

Sparkle, (detail)

The Empty Space is the Secret, (detail)

Sunshower, (detail)

Northern Lights, (detail)

Estrella Fugaz (Shooting Star), (detail)

End of Day, (detail)