This one of the best books about encaustic that I have come across It fits my style of working completely I have recommended it to my students I can t comment on the paper portion of the book as that is not where my t comment on the paper portion of the book as that is not where my lies and I have little practically no experience in that area Based on looking over that section and on the well done wax portion of the book I can only guess that it is eually well done Great uite interesting but not very exciting Probably good if you have no other books on the subject but it could have gone a lot further The Kindle edition certainly needs some editing headings on one page and the text on the next and a great many typos I purchased this book as soon as it was available I have worked in encaustic for many years and this book was a valuable addition to my library Not only did it provide me with information and examples I hadn t encountered before it was an excellent refresher course in paper making Michelle provides clear directions "and lots of details on a variety of techniues I have recommended this book to a "lots of details on a variety of techniues I have recommended this book to a of encaustic artist friends I ust received this book a few minutes ago I ve scanned the whole thing and am now eager to start trying to work with paper and maybe even try to build the apparatus to make some This book is extremely well organized and well illustrated The examples are easy to follow and entice one to go further Thank. Wax Paper Artistic BlissUnconventional Sure The next wave in encaustic painting AbsolutelyEncaustic artists have been branching out trying new techniues and mediums mixing it up with uniue textures and using traditional art supplies in wholly unexpected ways So why shouldn't the surfaces be evolving as wellWell now they are In Wax and Paper Workshop not only will you learn some crazy cool techniues like working with rust and tar and learning how to emboss and emb. ,
You Michelle for a wonderful endeavor THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL AND EDUCATIONAL is a beautiful and educational that takes you through step by step the process of making paper by hand The results are incredibly beautiful pieces of art The paper could serve as a piece of art before doing anything to
it Then adding encaustic pigmented wax to it enhances the product The combination of two dimensional visual art with textural andThen adding encaustic pigmented wax to it enhances the product The combination of two dimensional visual art with textural and dimensional components creates extremely pleasing visual effects The book is written as if the reader has no prior knowledge of either paper making or encaustic painting so that for a novice or experienced artist the book leads you through exercises that will allow you to enhance your artistic expression I recommend this to anyone with an interest in paper making encaustic painting or an adventurous artistic predisposition What a wonderful resource for anyone interested in encaustic painting I love working with wax and paper seprately and was really excited to find such clear helpful instruction on how to put the two together Very helpful and inspiring Michelle s excitement for the combination of her love for paper making and encaustic painting is infectious I immediately soaked some watercolor paper to see if I could mould it somewhat like making the pulp It is a rare book that gets me to drop everything else in my studio to try something new Thanks Michelle Well done A lovely book with Ed you will also explore the benefits of working on paper surfaces both commercially made and your own handmade papersInside you'll findAll the basics for working in both wax and paper including a thorough explanation of reuired materials and suggestions for setting up your workspaceEasy to understand instructions for making paper and supports to suit your every need and whim14 completely stepped out encaustic techniues including those for working on the wax and. Lear images Arrived promptly Would *have given it 5 stars if some of the techniues were not so crafty rather * given it 5 stars if some of the techniues were not so crafty rather fine art Still glad I purchased the book however I m almost always thrilled w books from this publisher however on this one I was underwhelmed Let me tell you why
#THE TITLE OF THE BOOK TO #title of the book to reflective of the content would be better served as Paper and Wax as 70% of the content is paper focused I didn t like having almost 13 of the book dedicated to making paper There are a lot of books on I received this book last week and am very pleased but not surprised that Michelle Belto has written a marvelous how to book about paper making and the use of paper foundations for encaustic work Having been in one of Michelle s workshops this summer I find this book written in the same clear explanation form as she uses in her work as an instructor I highly recommend this book to paper lovers beginners and experienced usersDianna Woolleydiannawoolleycom I love this book it is full of Michelle s innovations and the paper hound in me really loves that her techniues allow me to integrate hand made paper as the substrate for encaustic wax pieces The only thing better would be to take a workshop from her I Will Also Add will also add she has uite a few innovations that are uniue Just what I needed Good advice and loads of pointers There were lots of combinations of materials which I hadn t thought of. In the wax for adding tone and nuance to your encaustic masterpiecesDozens of author studio samples and gallery pieces to illustrate delight and inspireA contributors gallery highlighting the best and the brightest working in wax and paper and giving a sneak peek of the future of these two dynamic and complementary mediums You'll find something new and exciting on every page add Wax and Paper Workshop to your creative toolbox and expand your artistic horizons tod.