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"Done" - by David Fielding
Category: Paintings Collection: Day Paintings
Style: Simi- Abstract Medium: Encaustic On Panel
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This piece is from a series of small works or studies in encaustic. I like to use images that have an ambiguous quality to them that is more suggestive or impressionistic than realistic.
I use a prepared encaustic medium, beeswax and damar crystals on a wooden panel.
I melt the wax medium in tins on a heated pancake griddle and then add pigments. The hot wax cools very quickly almost instantly. You must paint swiftly, often only a few strokes at a time. A heat gun is used to reheat the layers of wax fusing each to the one below. The wax can be scraped, carved, incised, drawn into, painted on and reworked in an amazing array of techniques. The translucent wax builds ups some truly amazing textures that can’t be matched with any other medium.
Encaustic painting was developed by the ancient Greek shipbuilders, who used hot wax to fill the cracks in their ships. Soon pigment (color) was added and this led to painting on the surface of the waxed hull: an art form was born. This technique has been dated to as early as the fourth century B.C. Although wax may appear to be a fragile material, some encaustic paintings from A.D 100-125 survive today in the form of head and shoulder wax portraits set into mummy casings in Greco-Roman Egypt.

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6.5X6.5 Inches 2 Inches Deep - Original Encaustic Artwork - Encaustic
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