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The Process

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Understanding the process of encaustic painting will give the viewer insight into

its complexity.

First, the artist must make the medium to produce paint.  Then, the paint is applied in multiple layers and fused to create an ideal painting surface. Only then, can the creative process begin.

Filtered beeswax and tree resin are heated together to form "encaustic medium".

Medium is heated and mixed with pigment to create paint.

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