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How to do the encaustic and wax paintings

The encaustic technique has the beeswax as binder. The name of encaustic (enkaustikos = engrave with fire) it comes from the ancient Greece, but the Egyptian civilization also used this technique in the sarcophagus. The classic technique of encaustic only with wax must be worked in a hot temperature, because the wax becomes hard when […]

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