Encaustic Art

Encaustic Art : The Complete Guide to Creating Fine Art with Wax

This is the definitive guide on creating encaustic art, an ancient medium that is increasingly popular with contemporary fine artists. It features step-by-step techniques with easy-to-understand instructions and detailed illustrations. It includes tips and techniques gleaned from more than 60 professional artists working with the medium internationally. This is the definitive guide on creating encaustic art, an ancient medium that is increasingly popular with contemporary fine artists. "Encaustic Art" serves as the complete resource for artists working with encaustic wax. The book includes techniques for incorporating drawing, transfer, collage, assemblage, photography media with encaustic, as well as techniques for creating wax sculptures, encaustic prints and monotypes and installation art. It features step-by-step techniques with easy-to-understand instructions and detailed illustrations, gorgeous examples of encaustic works of art, plus tips and techniques gleaned from interviews and studio visits with more than 60 professional artists working with the medium internationally.

  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 217 x 276 x 17mm | 975g
  • Publication date: 10 Aug 2010
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
  • Imprint: Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
  • Publication City/Country: New York, United States
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: 390 4-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
  • ISBN10: 0823099288
  • ISBN13: 9780823099283
  • Bestsellers rank: 65,770

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