Have you been searching for the proper encaustic media to create your very own encaustic painting? The use of molten wax to produce an artwork has been around for quite a while. Encaustic wax will enable artists to fully explore the possibilities of this popular rediscovered painting technique.
To create an encaustic painting, the encaustic wax must be one that is easy to work with and melts evenly. Refined beeswax or castor wax are highly recommended wax mediums. It can also be added to oils, oil mediums and varnishes as a matting agent. Binder in true encaustic, whereby melted wax is coloured with artists’ pigments and applied to a solid support whilst molten.
Choose from a variety of pigments or combine one or two to produce a custom colour.
If you've been looking to buy encaustic art supplies, at Pigment Lab, you'll find all the tools you need to get started.