The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax : Book by Joanne Mattera

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Here is the first comprehensive guide available on mastering this beautiful yet demanding medium. In The Art of Encaustic Painting, readers will learn surefire ways to achieve vibrant color and create surfaces that look as light as a wash or as densely textured as impasto. They will see how to produce effects from abstract to figurative to minimal. Finally, they will discover dozens of clear, step-by-step directions detailing how to use these various encaustic techniques in their own art.

This remarkable reference also includes 200 attractive full-color photographs of the author's own work, as well as stunning examples by such premier encaustic artists as Jasper Johns, Arthur Dove, and Nancy Graves.

Paperback: 144 pages

Publisher: Watson-Guptill (June 1, 2001)

ISBN-13: 978-0823002832

Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches

SKU BKG84
Weight 0.7770
Quantity : Pack Single
Books & DVDs : Subject General
Books & DVDs : Medium Encaustic
Books & DVDs : Author/Artist Joanne Mattera

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