Encaustic painting is one of the world's most venerable art forms, having been practiced consistently around the world since the ancient Egyptians first used it to decorate sarcophagi, and enjoying continuing popularity in the modern era with artists such as Paul Klee and Diego Rivera. In this new text, Jennifer Margell offers readers a comprehensive introduction to the medium, featuring instructive how-tos for encaustic art beginners, revealing interviews with some of the most celebrated practitioners of the medium, and a gallery featuring one of the largest published collections of encaustic art.
About the Author
Jennifer Margell has been painting with encaustic for over 10 years. She fell in love with the medium because of the endless possibilities for techniques and materials. She has a degree in Industrial Design from the University of Washington and works full time as a freelance Graphic Designer and artist. She has painted her whole life, and lived in inspiring locations including Washington state, Florida, China, and Hawaii. She was inspired to create this book after finding limited resources when she first learned to paint with encaustics
Series: Art of Century
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 11th July 2013
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 23.8 x 2.3
Weight (kg): 1.4