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Encaustic. A description of this ancient painting in wax technique. How to mix powdered pigments into a base of beeswax, carnauba and varnish. How to manipulate the wax surface in steps that build relief onto the surface, add subtle color, transparency and texture.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 70
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 6
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 6
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1990 (v.7#8) pg. 6

Encountering encaustics. An introduction to the tools and techniques used in this ancient, wax-based medium.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 60

How to make sandpaper art. Crayon drawings on sheets of sandpaper are warmed in the oven to melt the crayon wax and fuse it to the paper.
SUNSET Jun 1977 (v.158#6) pg. 112

Tip shows how to use up old crayons and candle stubs by melting the wax over a candle flame and "painting" with them on tagboard.
SUNSET Jun 1978 (v.160#6) pg. 120