Excursions and the In-Between

THE TRAIL HEAD The last few years have been a challenging time. Especially the last four, which have been life-changers—from my dad passing away with undeserved suffering, followed by a devoted friend checking out after a long illness with cancer. And, there have been five … Continue readingExcursions and the In-Between

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What is Encaustic?

Encaustic is a Greek word meaning “to heat or burn in” (enkaustikos). Heat is used throughout the process, from melting the beeswax and varnish to fusing the layers of wax. Encaustic consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap). The medium can … Continue readingWhat is Encaustic?

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