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

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

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By (author) Lissa Rankin

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  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 20mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 16 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0823099288
  • ISBN 13: 9780823099283
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: full colour throughout, includes illustrations, includes photographs
  • Sales rank: 55,858

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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.

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A self-taught painter, Lissa Rankin's layered, textural abstract paintings have received critical acclaim. Her encaustic paintings and sculptures are represented in prestigious galleries and museums in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Atlanta and she has developed an international reputation as an expert on encaustic art.