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Re: Encaustic

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jaugusta_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Fri Dec 06 2002 - 17:50:53 PST


Get cheap masonite--use the rough side--paint it a light color first so the
wax colors will show up better.

regards,
joseph
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From: "krista hagan" <khagan@optonline.net>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.pub.getty.edu>
Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 4:16 PM
Subject: Encaustic

> I'm doing encaustic next week and wanted to know if anyone knew of a
> good surface for it. Last year I used oaktag, and those who applied the
> wax a little heavier ended up having a lot of their wax break off. I
> tried it myself on chipboard today which seemed better, but wanted to
> know if anyone had any ideas as to how to lessen the breaking/a better
> surface/etc. (aside from just telling them to apply lightly- it looks
> great when it's thick!)
> Thanks- Krista
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