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Art Print

brenda erickson (brendaerickson)

Mendocino Sky

by Brenda Erickson
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DESCRIPTION

Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.

ABOUT THE ART

portion of encaustic wax painting entitle 'Sedona'

This is an encaustic painting and collage. Encaustic paint is wax based and is applied hot (melted) to a prepared cradled wood surface. The wax is kept melted on a heated palette (griddle) and each layer of wax is fused to the underlying layers through use of a heat gun or iron. Each work is comprised of dozens of layers of wax.
According to R & F Paints website, the word ‘encaustic’ comes from the Greek word enkaiein, meaning to burn in, referring to the process of fusing the paint.

What I love about this medium is the spontaneity of the wax. It does not like to be controlled and making it work towards my vision is a bit of tenacity mixed with experience. I love how textural the pieces can become.

© 2014 Brenda Erickson
sunset, red rocks, redrocks, sky, clouds, sunset, weather, blues




Angelo Cerantola commented on August 6, 2014 9:42am
Super-cool!
Klara Acel commented on August 6, 2014 1:38pm
this is wonderful, Brenda!
Teresa Chipperfield Studios commented on August 7, 2014 1:40am
Amazing :) T.
Catspaws commented on August 7, 2014 7:26am
wonderful piece brenda
Gréta Thórsdóttir commented on August 7, 2014 7:28am
beautiful!
brenda erickson commented on August 8, 2014 7:01am
Thank you so much, Angelo, Klara,Teresa, catspaws, and Greta
micklyn commented on August 8, 2014 7:30am
Beautiful!
brenda erickson commented on September 23, 2014 8:39am
Thank you micklyn!
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