Written by Jann Visser from South Africa, this book is full of over 50 Hobby Craft projects. Well explained and illustrated, there are all sorts of approaches and the basics of painting landscapes and so on are also covered. Take a look at the content page and a few pages of project examples. This is a 128 page full colour book written with the Hobby Artist in mind - Published by Search Press.
The ideal too for graphical input & control of encaustic wax colours - lines, spots, shading, detail, drawing, in fact all the refined marks of a careful graphical approach. Create backgrounds then use the stylus to develop & complete them.
The white encaustic art painting card is 300gm double sided non-absorbent material.
From A6 postcards up to A1 artwork, this card is a good base support for hobby art.
* Also great for some rubber stamping techniques
The 6 colours in the encaustic kraft art range offer opportunities for very different results to the white cards. These coloured sheets are also very useful for mounting & presentation of any encaustic art or for other art & craft uses.
Colour in wax block shapes that is made for molten encaustic use. The waxes are resin free, making them safer & more user friendly for all the techniques on this site. Tested to highest standards by toxicologists, manufactured with quality & safe successful use at their heart.
Three packs each containing 16 of the 48 colour range: STARTER #99535100 colours that provide a good palette for beginning encaustic art. EXPANDING #99535400 selection that has subtler shades &
"in between" colours. VIVID #99535500 colours that contain pastels, neons (bright) & strong thicker 'mixers'.
These specialised silhouette stamps are designed to give clear 'messages' that offer focus in simple encaustic card images. The tree stamps are naturally 'non-see through' & add a natural element to the collection that contains a number of very popular fantasy images.
Strong off-white 2 fold cards with a central cut out window - the ideal way to mount encaustic A6 cards for making greetings cards. Useful for mounting & presenting any artwork. Also usable as economy mounts for framing in standard 8"x6" photo frames.
The A2+ Ultimate Hotplate is a professional quality glass topped hotplate with excellent thermostatic control. Only available in 220/240 volt version. It opens up a complete area of potentials & approaches. The above 2 DVDs both offer some insight into some of the way it can be used.
A set of 5 rubber tipped wax mover tools that allow heated wax to to pushed & tooled whilst molten. Edge to point, wedged, large oval cut, small oval cut, small wedge - wooden handles.
Hot Air Tools for use in Encaustic Art Techniques
Although there are certain ideal qualities for a hot air gun that is to be used with wax colour paints we do not sell any particular model. Some approaches require fast air flow & low heat, whilst others need higher heat & low air flow. There are numerous Hot Air Paint Stripper tools already available that suit many uses. Also high powered hair dryers.
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