Layers and layers of encaustic paint, ink, oil, gesso and medium. Thick, textured, translucent surface draws the viewer into the piece. In areas where the encaustic medium application is thickest there is a subtle golden depth to the wax. I use a torch to manipulate and fuse the wax this gives my surfaces a beautifully textured finish.
Encaustic (bees wax & damar resin), water media, ink & oil on a 1.5 inch cradled wood panel. Signed, dated and titled on the back. The sides are painted a soft, warm gray. Can be displayed vertically or horizontally.