Sunday, March 15, 2009

Encaustic Wax

I recently joined an online group featuring current trends in Mixed Media Arts and this week I learned about using beeswax on collage. There were several steps & layers involved but I didn't start out with any particular concept. The wax process is totally addictive; here are the three canvas boards I created.

And here there are all in a row as one long collage...

13 comments:

Once Upon A Blue Crow said...

These are stunningly beautiful! I love the rich colors and images and texture-Just Yummy!

Christy said...

Each of these are just beautiful. Looks like you had great fun in the class.

Jan said...

I have always wanted to try this technique....you mastered it girl! Such beautiful images and the wax sure makes the piece ethereal. What a fun class.

Deb said...

Beautiful works of art. Love the color choices too. Fantastic.

Inka said...

What an amazing triptych, some of my favorite colors and a great subject matter too!

Lynifyni said...

Oh gosh, these are beyond beautiful!!! You have created some fantastic art, Carol! I have to get brave and try beeswax (afraid I'll burn down the house). And, um, my birthday is coming up soon! LOL!!! Just teasing. Truly, Carol, these are just gorgeous! Bravo! Lynn F.

Snowbrush said...

Well, hello, I'm a Pisces too (March 1) for whatever that means. Am I more intuitive, creative, and passionate than anyone else. I don't know? I'm definitely weirder than a lot of people--or so those people tell me.

An "addictive wax process"? I've definitely got to learn more about that.

Gaby Bee said...

I just followed some links and found your wonderful art work!
These are fabulous, they call me to reach out and touch them. The colors are captivating!
Gaby xo

carylsrealm said...

They are all so beautiful! Love them! I'm starting to love beeswax, too! :)

julie mitchell said...

Carol...These are awesomely wonderful!! Love the colors and the emotion..Thank you for sharing...
Just fabulous!
hug, hug

Melanie said...

absolutely beautiful

luvloveless said...

Well, you've certainly been the busy girl haven't you? Seriously, I really like these. I love the colors, and I love the fact that the more I look at them the more I see in them. Fantastic!

Hugs,
Heather

Marie-Aimée said...

wow !! I love