Encaustic Art by Debs Wainwright


Hello everyone Debs here with some Encaustic Art.

What I did

I chose several papers which coordinated sharing the colour white (a new fav of mine) choosing bits from the large sheet I tore them off roughly and adhered them to my substrate. I also added some microbeads to add some texture.

Next I used a white Gelato around the edges and generally tied the piece together. While this was drying I heated my bees wax in the melt pot and chose my embellishments.

I gave one coat of the wax and then embedded my embellishments where I wanted them. I gave another layer of the wax and heated it with the heat tool to fix it. This is useful to even out the wax.

I now added some silver coloured chain and waxed over it. Once I was happy with the layers I added a small MDF heart which I had distressed. I added another chain for interest and thought I had finished. 

However, I kept going back to it, and decided it needed more. I added some designs by using a poki tool but still was not satisfied. So, I added some more wax in bronze, and another smaller MDF heart.


That’s Crafty! MDF Tag Large 
Paper Flowers, Buttons, Chains papers from craft stash
Bees Wax 
Bronze Wax
Melt Pot
Heat Tool 
Poki Tool 

I had so much fun with the wax, see you all soon 
hugs Debs xx

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  1. WOW this is really lovely.
    Perfect shades of white and the chain in the beeswax is extra nice.

  2. I love this Debs!! I still haven't used my beeswax, but I may do now... gorgeous tag.

  3. Beautiful, love the dreamy effect of wax

  4. Gorgeous waxy texture over all that lovely vintage ephemera - beautiful.
    Alison xx

  5. Yes - that's it - dreamy.... totally beautiful Debs. j.

  6. Stunning and I bet it smelt lush too ;)
    Donna xxx

  7. Wow Debs! A totally amazing creation and the texture looks really stunning. Love bees wax which gives a lovely soft effect.
    Fliss xx


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