Photo-encaustics are a perfect fusion of my photography and quest for a singular work of art. Each piece is unique and can never be recreated.
Sisters' Cemetery, also known as Holy Names Cemetery, is a cemetery adjacent to the old Marylhurst University campus, in Marylhurst, OR. It is where you will find the graves of over 200 Nuns, a few priests, and a small row of children, caretakers, and benefactors. My encaustic features a real photograph I took of the Nun's graves, and transferred and fused into layers of wax on a thick wood surface using a blow torch. The effect is a ghostly, antique feel.
Photo-encaustics feature a real photograph which is transferred and fused into layers of wax on a thick wood surface using a blow torch. The effect is a ghostly, antique feel.
Encaustics are extremely archival, and will preserve an image as long as the work is care for properly. The subtle changes in the layers of wax over a piece, the bubble holes, and overall aesthetic lend to its unique, eternal feel.
On these thicker pieces, I have infused wax around the entire edge of the piece as well.
What you're getting:
1 -- 5x5 deep cradle encaustic artwork: They come unframed and should be set in a frame without glass, or you can hang it directly on the wall. The sides are finished. This piece is thick enough to sit nicely on a bookshelf. Signed.
1 -- care sheet for your new encaustic
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