Acrylic Painting for Encaustic Effects: 45 Wax Free Techniques (Paperback)

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Explore encaustic painting without wax!

Discover 45 innovative ways to use acrylic paints, mediums and a variety of mixed-media art supplies to achieve the look of encaustic without the wax or the heat usually required. Compose and create intriguing works of art with fun techniques that include creating crackles, carving with stencils, making wax-like elements, adding image transfers and so much more!

Explore new mixed-media territory!

   • 45 techniques for making art that looks like encaustic painting--but isn't!
   • Follow step-by-step instructions on how to add image transfers, incorporate collage, add alcohol inks, play with resin and more.
   • Achieve the dreamy, layered look of wax without the extra tools, time and space required of encaustic.
   • With 85+ imaginative tips for taking your art to the next level, the possibilities are endless!

About the Author

Sandra Duran Wilson, Santa Fe, NM, is a mixed-media artist and coauthor of four popular and bestselling North Light books. She teaches workshops across the U.S. and from her own studio. Find more at:

Product Details
ISBN: 9781440340024
ISBN-10: 1440340021
Publisher: North Light Books
Publication Date: November 19th, 2015
Pages: 128
Language: English