"early friday morning", measures approx 6"square. Early fall seems to be the best time to capture colorful sunrises…. So nice to look up and see all the colors in the sky.
Encaustic painting is a very old technique that involves color pigments melted into bees wax and resin. These "paints" are then applied in a molten state, and must be heated in order to manipulate. There are many layers. It is great fun! The finished painting will have rich texture and depth. The light plays off this texture, and can make the colors appear differently from different angles. Once complete, it is a durable surface. Just avoid placing it anywhere that is hotter than 165 degrees (good rule of thumb for anything, really 🙂