Pigment + Beeswax + Damar Resin
Encaustic is a waxed based paint that is kept molten on a heated palette. A versatile medium that can be carved, dipped, layered, molded, scraped and combined with oils. Encaustic paintings are great for textured works or mixed media works and can be used in combination with collage. No drying time required, dries in the time that the wax cools. Encaustics are resistant to moisture and are incredibly durable. They do not yellow, do not require a varnish, and require no solvents.
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