Different colours of clay were used to create an encaustic
tile, meaning the design is created within the tile itself so it lasts for years.
Caption: Helene Appel, Beinschelbe (Hind Shin Cross Cut), 2014, encaustic
and oil on linen, 6 3 / 4 x 6".
Their earliest tiles, starting in the 1840s, were encaustic
When a student, aged 17, Stair visited the Cathedral and was inspired by the carpet of 13th-century encaustic
tiles lining the pilgrim way to the Shrine of St Swithun.
Stone is easier to replicate - modern encaustic
tiles are very similar to Victorian ones, for example, and some companies specialise in laying them in intricate designs that match original ones.
Inspired by lyrics from a favorite song and cross-sectional, low-resolution micrographic images of mushrooms, I created this mixed-media piece using wax-based encaustic
, oil paint, colored pencil, and oil pastel.
At the interior, elaborate woodwork was polished and conserved; original encaustic
tile floors restored; leaded glass repaired; and lost features such as polychrome plaster moldings, wall coverings, textiles, and millwork recreated based on physical and documentary evidence, to create a tapestry-like unity of spaces in a project that took the owners and architect David Scott Parker a decade to complete.
Memorial Tiles of the 19th Century
And, taking full advantage of the bee's bounty, Marina started to feed her artistic soul by painting with heated beeswax in a technique known as encaustic
Mixed Media offers something new to the crafts shelf: the perspective that art supplies need not be limited to crafts stores.
23-MAY 26 Wax: Medium Meets Message features artists working in encaustic
, at the Morean Arts Center.
She produces works of art with a painting style called encaustic
, involving the use of a special heated medium to create her works of art with propane torches and heat guns.