Christmas time again and what better way to find the mood than to create cards for family and friends. This year we used the Encaustic Art polymer stamp holiday season set to make reindeer stag s in the snow. Below are the results of that work and a basic idea about how to use polymer…Details
Serendipity, opportunity, good luck, fluke or something else? Sometimes, images in encaustic art just pop-up into the pathway. This is one of those. I’ve called it “By the pool” and it is one of those images that finds itself created during the process – letting go and allowing imagination to fly free, just like those little…Details
Disposable paper is used under cards being worked with encaustic art wax and the iron. When a new card or a card with different colour choices is started this backing paper is changed. Recently we have begun to stock pads of Workplace Paper, containing about 100 sheets of 443 x 322mm high absorbency paper. These…Details
One advantage of rewind TV is that you can skip through it and just watch the bits that interest you. Here is the second hour from October 26th. Shona working with the iron and with some stamps and the sealer for the first half and then Michael working with the compact hotplate for the second…Details
Time flies along and already we are back on TV with some more new products and some more demonstrations of encaustic art. If you feel like watching you can tune in live or watch on Hochanda.com in the rewind section. We will put the links here after the shows have happened.
Here are the rewind / catch-up recordings of the 2 latest TV hours on Hochanda. We introduced the Stylus Pro and also the Compact Hotplate (powered by your existing iron). Please allow a few seconds after clicking the images below for the programs to load. All the new products are in the NEW section…Details
Another 2 hours of Encaustic Art on TV and this time we have some exciting new products to show off. The new Stylus Pro has greate control and brings accurate painting, drawing and creativity into your hand. Then there is the new book and the twin DVD set by Michael Bossom – Encaustic Art BASICS.…Details
These are our current galleries. The latest is a simple little gallery to show a collection of images where black ink silhouette stamps have been over-painted with encaustic art wax colours, using the iron.
There are new products coming into our Encaustic Art life now and through the autumn. First to arrive are some rubber tools for hotplate and hot air work. These are fun to use and bring a whole new set of possibilities to your work. The rubber brushes are used to move molten wax around, usually…Details
Thanks to all those who came and tried out encaustic art for a few minutes in Kent over the beautiful royal wedding weekend of May 19th & 20th. Close to 180 people had a go and everyone enjoyed themselves. It was a simple introduction to get the feel of using the iron,loading it with wax, spreading the colours , making patterns and marks, polishing the final result and then doing some more cards. Most people made 4 or 5 cards in their quick 15 minutes.Details