Author: Lissa Rankin
Number Of Pages: 240
Release Date: 07-09-2010
Details: Product Description The definitive guide on creating encaustic art, an ancient medium that is increasingly popular with contemporary fine artists. Encaustic Art serves as the complete resource for artists working with encaustic wax. In addition to covering in great detail essential encaustic painting techniques, the book includes techniques for incorporating drawing, transfer, collage, assemblage, photography media with encaustic, as well as techniques for creating wax sculptures, encaustic prints and monotypes and installation art. Featuring step-by-step techniques with easy-to-understand instructions and detailed illustrations, gorgeous examples of encaustic works of art, plus tips and techniques gleaned from interviews and studio visits with more than 60 professional artists working with the medium internationally. About the Author A self-taught painter, Lissa Rankin's layered, textural abstract paintings, notable for their gestural energy and lyrical movement, have received critical acclaim. Her encaustic paintings and sculptures are represented in prestigious galleries and museums in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Atlanta. During the course of her career, she has developed an international reputation as an expert on encaustic and has been invited by a variety of art schools, conferences, workshops and artists' retreats to speak on encaustic art.
Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches