Saturday, December 20, 2008

Encaustic and Handmade Paper

Encaustic and
Handmade Paper

Thought to post some of my latest works. I am loving encasing cast handmade paper in encaustic wax. Some can be left very translucent so as to still see the beautiful fibers, others can become a substrate for a thicker resilient coating that can be worked into.

I also love to layer very thin layers of drawn upon mulberry bark paper counting on the encaustic medium to make the paper translucent and offer a depth to the 2d is wonderful to start bringing my two worlds together!

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