The books you love, the emails you want
Time is running out, opt in before 25 May or you'll stop hearing from us
How to Create Encaustic Art: A Guide to Painting with Wax (Paperback)Birgit Huttemann-Holz (author)
Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 03/10/2017
- We can order this
Internationally successful encaustic artist Birgit Huttemann-Holz walks you through the ancient art of hot-wax painting. Learn the basics, step by stepmaterials and supplies, encaustic mediums and coloring agents, and surfaces like canvas or textured substrates. Following her guidance, discover how to apply hot liquid wax and fuse it using tools like a hot air gun or propane torch to achieve the various effects. Included are detailed photos that present the entire spectrum of encaustic: smooth and textured surfaces, scraping and relief imprinting techniques, accretion, working with palette knives and collages, and even special techniques like accents with metal leaf or organic materials. Find inspiration from a gallery section of art by eleven top encaustic artists. Whether you are just beginning or are looking for easy-to-follow instructions to enhance your work, this indispensable guide shows the myriad possibilities for artistic design with encaustic art.
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 608 g
Dimensions: 250 x 215 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Simply reserve online and pay at the counter when you collect. Available in shop from just two hours, subject to availability.
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Following the initial email, you will be contacted by the shop to confirm that your item is available for collection.
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at