The Encaustic Studio: A Wax Workshop in Mixed-Media Art

The Encaustic Studio: A Wax Workshop in Mixed-Media Art

by Daniella Woolf
     
 

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Award-winning encaustic artist Daniella Woolf shares her groundbreaking techniques and ideas in working with encaustic, a highly-versatile and popular mixed-media technique that unifies and brings all elements together. Inside this essential resource on encaustic art, you’ll discover a thorough introduction to materials and methods, pigment exploration,

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Award-winning encaustic artist Daniella Woolf shares her groundbreaking techniques and ideas in working with encaustic, a highly-versatile and popular mixed-media technique that unifies and brings all elements together. Inside this essential resource on encaustic art, you’ll discover a thorough introduction to materials and methods, pigment exploration, sculptural techniques, and incorporating found objects.Daniella also teaches you how to compose encaustic art by layering such techniques as collage, stenciling, masking, pigmenting, and image transfers into wax, as well as how to fuse the layers with heat. You’ll be inspired by a broad selection of projects and progress into extending the myriad of possibilities using encaustic techniques. The versatility of encaustic is enhanced and beautifully illustrated throughout the book.

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"I got to see the very first copy and it's wonderful...and....comes with a DVD. Daniellas art with wax is so interesting and so different and you can learn all her tips and tricks...of which there are MANY...in her book." - Suze Weinberg Blog

"I don't usually do this, but I am about to gush over a new technique book. The Encaustic Studio: A Wax Workshop in Mixed-Media Art by Daniella Woolf is simply the best, most comprehensive, and most inspiring book on encaustic art techniqueshave ever seen--and a video comes with it, to boot."b- Cate Prato, online editor, ClothPaperScissors.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620331484
Publisher:
Interweave Press, LLC
Publication date:
04/24/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,008,010
File size:
41 MB
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Meet the Author

Daniella Woolf, known as “the encaustic gypsy,” has worked in fiber, collage, jewelry, metalsmithing, installation, and encaustic art. She teaches for R+F Paints and WaxWorksWest and conducts workshops around the world. She is the author of Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility, and produced a teaching DVD under the same title. Daniella's work has been published in many catalogs and magazines. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.

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