Happy Wax on Wednesday!
On January 27, we created natural Skelton leaves to use in art. Since then several projects have been created to use with these lovely leaves! Today I am using a cyanotype that I created using these skeleton leaves on very fine Kozo paper and embedding the paper, a fun rice paper, and one of the actual skeleton leave into the encaustic surface.
This is possible in part because all of these items are very light weight, absorbent , and therefore will embed easily into the wax. Tip: All patience and let you board cool down in between stages when embedding . A super warm board can lead to the wax smooshing out from under the embedded items and cause problems .
Supplies I used this week:
Each week I list the supplies I used in the video here on the blog for you so that you can see and easily find the items used for that week's technique .
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Shari Replogle is an artist sharing her encaustic and other artistic adventures each week here on the blog and on Youtube. Her full line of workshops featuring encaustic and metal are on this site under available workshops.