Ten Things Joanne Mattera Knows for Sure About Encaustic

Joanne Mattera, painter and author of The Art of Encausitc Painting, posted a terrific nuts and bolts essay over the weekend that clarifies some of the confusing information floating around about encaustic paint.  If you’re confused about the difference between encaustic and cold wax medium (they are not the same, nor are they compatible); wondering how to describe your image transfer work (many choices but avoid the trendy and misleading ‘photo encaustic’); or seeking an up-to-date list of encaustic resources, you will find 10 Things I Know for Sure About Encaustic an interesting read.

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