Acrylic Painting for Encaustic Effects: 45 Wax Free Techniques

In Acrylic Painting for Encaustic Effects, Sandra Duran Wilson will show you 45 innovative ways to use acrylic paints, mediums, and a variety of mixed-media art supplies to achieve the look of encaustic.
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You will love this book if:

  • You want to mimic the look of encaustic paintings
  • You want to learn new acrylic techniques
  • You want to experiment with patinas, shellac, papers, and more

Discover how to achieve an encaustic effect without the use of wax or heat. Use layers of matte and gloss to create the perfect sheen and luminosity that mimic encaustic and learn about spreadable mediums and pourable formulas that look like wax after completion. You will explore creating crackles, carving with stencils, adding image transfers, and much more with these 45 acrylic techniques for creating faux encaustic.


In Acrylic Painting for Encaustic Effects you will find:

  • 45 techniques for making art that looks like encaustic painting - but isn’t!
  • Tips on how to achieve the dreamy, layered look of wax without the extra tools, time, and space required of encaustic.
  • Step-by-step instructions on how to make wax-like elements, incorporate collage, add alcohol inks, play with resin, and more.
  • 85+ imaginative tips for taking your art to the next level

About the author:
Sandra Duran Wilson is influenced by scientific concepts, the dream state and the nature of materials. She loves to experiment and push the limits of paints, mediums and surfaces. Sandra has always been an inventor of new ways to use existing tools and materials. She loves to paint ideas, to make them visible, beautiful and abstract so others may enter them and create their own reality. She lives and creates in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with Mark, her husband and collaborator, and a bevy of feline friends.

Contents

Intoduction Drawing Stamping
Supplies Silk Tissue Hard/Soft Edges
Spreadable Mediums Thick and Thin Mix Ins
Pourable Formulas Pouring Mediums Instant Layers
Resist and Reveal All About Layers Off the Canvas
Deli Paper Metallics Alcohol Inks
Emboss Patinas Embed with Resin
Way of the Stencil Matte and Shiny Leaf Dura-Lar Matte
Wax Elements Vinyl Papers
Thin Skins Shellac Batik

All Cracked Up

Venetian Plaster 3-D Paper Clay
Embedding Plaster of Paris Burn It
Emphasizing Texture Masks Mix It Up
Veiling Build a Painting Final Finishes
Transfers Acrylic Mirror Index
Collage Painting on Plexiglass About the Author


Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU T4853
Product Type Book
Binding Paperback
Number Of Pages 128
ISBN 13 9781440340024
Author/Designer Sandra Duran Wilson
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