PresentationPainting with wax or painting with encaustic, pigmentary colour ant hot beewax fusion, is a technique of oldest.
Already practised in Antiquity, painting with wax remained a privileged pictorial vehicule of the artists of the Average Age and Rebirth.
Painters of the 18th centery, like Bachelier, gave it to the style of the day and it is of their ?receipts? that the encautes are inspired by today (Avy, Johns, Bleckner, Paldino?).
In spite of the difficulties of handling which it implies (work with 80, even with 100), this technique present of the advantages that other medium can offer to a creator
- the wax dries instantaneously, but authourizes the repentance ;
- it is put up with inclusion of various materials ;
- it supports moisture and ambient heat, even extreme ;
- it isolates and prevents the oxydation of the pigments, thas ensuring an unequalled perenniality of the colors.
Sensitized very young person with all forms of artistic expression, under the teaching of Rudolf Steiner, I was allured by this process which enables me to leave free course with my creative imagination and also, and especially, to divide a little myself.