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THE Encaustic Art Set - all the materials to get started
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All the materials that you need are in this one box. Enough to make over 160 postcard sized pieces of waxed artwork. Certainly enough to give you & your friends or family a good chance to explore this fascinating medium - one that enables virtually anyone to get some pleasure & fun as well as surprising artwork!

The 16 colours are all intermixable & enough to cover all those 160+ cards so long as you're not too crazy with the iron!

An iron is also required!

#99532000


Inside the box are:

  • 40 x A6 cards
  • 20 x A5 cards
  • 10 x A4 cards
  • (info on cards)

  • 24 x A5 coloured cards
    red cream
    black gold
    silver copper
  • 16 encaustic art wax blocks
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  • 32 page Quick Guide

  • Metal Scriber
#99532000 - 16 Encaustic Art WAXES in the ARTSET   

These 16 ARTSET colours have been chosen to give you a wide colour range for beginning your encaustic art.

All the colours are intermixable so most hues can be approximated. White enables pastelisation, whilst clear enables the colours to be weakened - like adding water to water colours.

995350  08 Blue Green 995350  12 Red Violet 995350  13 Rust Brown 995350  14 Yellow Brown
995350  16 White 995350  25 Gold Metallic 995350 26 Silver Metallic 995350 27 Clear Wax Medium
995350 37 Neon Pink 995350  39  Neon Yellow 995350  43  Bright Red Mixer 995350  44  Mid Yellow Mixer
995350  45  Sap Green Mixer 995350  46  Cyan Blue Mixer 995350  47  Indigo Mixer 995350  48  Purple Mixer
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08 Blue Green
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995350  08 Blue Green

Molten viscosity - regular
The STANDARD for 'regular' consistency.

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Transparent
Pigments : Phtalocyanin green, Phtalocyanin blue
Description : This lovely strong blue green is a rich and beautiful colour. Popular in fantasy images.
Mixing good for fantasy mixes with dark blues and red violet - nice pastels.

12 Red Violet
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995350  12 Red Violet

Molten viscosity - regular

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Transparent
Pigments : Chinacridon, Dioaxin
Description : This lovely strong red violet is a rich & popular fantasy colour. Lightfast, brilliant red-violet tone. Mixing foxgloves, fantasy, purples of all shades.

13 Red Brown
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995350  13 Rust Brown

Molten viscosity - thicker

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Transparent
Pigments : Benzimidazolon, Isoindolinon
Description : A rich transparent reddish brown that glows with warm autumnal hues.
Mixing
pastels, shades of brown - tertiary greens,etc.

14 Yellow Brown
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995350  14 Yellow Brown

Molten viscosity - regular

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Semi Transparent
Pigments : Isoindolinon, Dioaxin
Description : This lovely warm reddish-yellow brown is a landscape favorite.
Mixing
warm browns, landscape favorite.

16 White
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995350  16 White

Molten viscosity - thinner

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Opaque
Pigments : Titanium dioxide
Description : This brilliant lightfast white with highest opacity will make all other colours more pastel. It brings light into your work so you need lots!
Mixing
make any colour pastel - skies, soft colours, etc.

25 Gold
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995350  25 Gold Metallic

Molten viscosity - thinner

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Semi Opaque
Pigments : Iriodin gold pearl
Description : Gold metallic adds interest [coated mica with metal oxide (iriodin)]. Brightest results are obtained by clean application with the stylus.
Mixing
good base for fantasy hues with a metallic pearl effect

26 Silver
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995350 26 Silver Metallic

Molten viscosity - regular

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Opaque
Pigments : Iriodin rutil silver
Description : Silver adds sparkle to any image [coated mica with metal oxide (iriodin)]. Frost, night scenes on black card, etc. Brightest results are obtained by clean application with the stylus.
Mixing
good base for fantasy hues with a metallic pearl effect.

27 Clear Wax Medium
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995350 27 Clear Wax Medium
Molten viscosity -
thinner

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Transparent
Pigments : no pigments - natural base wax colour
Description : Plain encaustic wax medium is the slightly cloudy/clear unpigmented base wax for all the encaustic art wax block range.
* Use as the 'flow coating' for hot air work.

Mixing
clear: use to dilute & thin any colour, especially effective with the more translucent ones.

37 Neon Pink
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995350 37 Neon Pink

Molten viscosity - thinner

Lightfast : 3 Transparency : Transparent
Pigments : Neon Pink
Description : Fantastic bright pink with vibrant luminosity. Excellent in fantasy images & for subtle highlighting use just a tiny bit!
Mixing other shades of pinks & purples, but has lower lightfastness than other types of pigments in the range.

39 Neon Yellow
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995350  39  Neon Yellow

Molten viscosity - thinner

Lightfast : 3 Transparency : Transparent
Pigments : Neon Yellow
Description : A wonderful & powerful luminous yellow colour that punches out its light. Great in light for fantasy images, but must remain very subtle in use for natural works.
Mixing - lifts vibrancy but has lower lightfastness than either #05 Lemon or #44 Mid Yellow.

43 Bright Red Mixer
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995350  43  Bright Red Mixer

Molten viscosity - thicker

Lightfast : 5 Transparency :Semi Opaque
Pigments : Diketo-Pyrrolo-Pyrrol
Description : Brilliant red tone – the brightest in this range. Great for flowers & stronger red situations.
Mixing is true with this colour e.g. Red+Yellow=Orange

44 Mid Yellow Mixer
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995350  44  Mid Yellow Mixer

Molten viscosity - thicker

Lightfast : 4 Transparency :Semi Opaque
Pigments : Disazokondensation
Description : A very strong & pure yellow as defined in basic colour-theory. Best yellow in the range to 'hold its place' rather than merge with surrounding colours.
Mixing is true with this colour e.g. Yellow+Blue=Green

45 Sap Green Mixer
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995350  45  Sap Green Mixer

Molten viscosity - thicker

Lightfast : 4 Transparency : Semi Transparent
Pigments : Isoindolinon, Indanthron
Description : A highly transparent green that is natural in colour & ideal in landscape combinations. The thicker consistency is good for textural foliage for instance.
Mixing for shades of green or nature's tertiary colours.

46 Cyan Blue Mixer
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995350  46  Cyan Blue Mixer

Molten viscosity - thicker

Lightfast : 5 Transparency : Transparent
Pigments : Phtalocyanin blue
Description : Wonderful & delicious to the eyes, this is close to cyan blue in colour-theory. Great in abstract & fantasy work too.
Mixing true to expectations of a accurate 'blue'.

47 Indigo Mixer
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995350  47  Indigo Mixer

Molten viscosity - thicker

Lightfast : 5 Transparency :Semi Opaque
Pigments : Phtalocyanin blue, Isoindolinon
Description :  A powerful colour for moody skies, for adding dark contrast without using black. Originally a shade from natural indigo, the lightfastness is strengthened with synthetic pigments.
Mixing with browns for a blackish hue, with white for purple tinted clouds & so on.

48 Purple Mixer
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995350  48  Purple Mixer

Molten viscosity - thicker

Lightfast : 5 Transparency :Semi Opaque
Pigments : Dioazin
Description : An especially pure and brilliant Purple which cannot be mixed from other pigments. Rich like an emperor's robe.
Mixing tints of purple pastels or other purple shades with reds or blues.
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