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Rock, paper, encaustic? Painting on TerraSkin paper

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Experimenting with substrates for encaustics, I wanted to see if I could find a substrate that would allow me to cut up my encaustic painting into smaller pieces.  Typically, encaustic painting needs a rigid support to be applied to otherwise the wax can crack and flake off (plus paper can burn if you heat it too closely – yikes, dangerous!).  I went on a scavenger hunt in my local Curry’s Art Store to see if I could find something that could work. After describing what I wanted to try, the shop clerk gave me a piece of TerraSkin paper – a current Curry’s Staff Pick.  She said she knew...

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