Encaustic Painting • jwa005

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Encaustic Painting • jwa005

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Many Worlds III
Deep: 2” - Length: 24” - Width: 24”
The word ENCAUSTIC comes from the Greek "Enkaustikos", which means "to burn in". It's an ancient technique, in which beeswax is mixed with pigment and Damar crystal to produce a luminous, intensely colored wax that is melted and used as paint. Some of the Greek encaustic portraits, affixed to mummies, have survived over 3000 years.

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