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Encaustic Wax Painting  'A Night of Lights (Carousel)' | by dontorbitme
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Encaustic Wax Painting 'A Night of Lights (Carousel)'

This is an original encaustic painting.

Created on a wood painting panel, it measures approximately 8X8 inches, with a depth of 1 inch.


For this work I was inspired by the mess I made. on my studio table, I lay down newspaper that I muck up as I work.



This work uses multiple techniques, to create a dynamic surface.

-I collaged down the newspaper piece, as my initial layer. I avoided putting wax over the carousel part of the image.

-I laid down a few more colours along the righthand edge

-The surface is incredibly textured, as the wax was built up as I worked


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Taken on November 30, 2009