Encaustic Painting

This is a recent encaustic painting that I did. It is 12" x 16' and it's called "Field and Trees". Encaustics are a form of oil painting using wax as the binder. It's an ancient technique that involves a heated palate and a torch or heat gun to fuse the layers of wax. To read more about encaustics, click on the encaustics link to go to my website for a more detailed description.