Acrylic Painting for Encaustic Effects: 45 Wax Free Techniques
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.
|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|
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|
|Collage||Painting on Plexiglass||About the Author|
|Number Of Pages||128|
|Author/Designer||Sandra Duran Wilson|
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