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Re: Encaustic


From: Judie (judiej50_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Dec 07 2002 - 04:27:55 PST

Krista, would you mind sharing some details about how you do encaustic? Do
you use powdered pigments or other materials? I've tried it before, but
with not too much success.



>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