Online Course LUSCIOUS LINES: Writing with Encaustic Wax Tools

01 Sep 2023 7:22 AM | Shary Bartlett


Enhance your encaustic paintings and sculptures with luscious, flowing 3-dimensional surface texture, dots, lines and evocative mark-making. This instructional video will introduce you to a variety of traditional and modern hot tools that add personality, uniqueness, and a tactile, sculptural sensibility to your work. 

Discover tjanting and traditional batik tools, the kitska, electric stylus, Wax Writer, hot calligraphy pen, electric paintbrush and more. Learn about the strengths and differences between these tools, technical tips and tricks to achieve success, and an exciting variety of creative effects and possibilities.

Included in your course:  

  • Overview of Tools

  • Safety Information 

  • Surface Preparation 

  • Technique Demonstrations – Tips and Tricks

  • Technique  Demonstrations – Heat Regulator & Electric Hot Tools

  • Oops! Undoing “Mistakes”

  • Tool Cleaning  

  • Resource list

*This class is designed for intermediate encaustic painters with some wax experience.

Lifetime access. Take this course whenever you'd like and watch as many times as you'd like.

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