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3 products for managing your encaustic griddle or palette

3 tips for Encaustic painting

Here are three simple products that are terrific for encaustic painting.

1. Use metal clips for palette cups

encaustic cup with clip

Metal palette cups used for encaustic painting get hot.

But thankfully, metal craft clips allow you to easily move the cups around without burning your fingers.

Some artists use binder clips or wooden clothes pins.… Read More →

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Pearl Ex Pigment Powder and Encaustic

Pearl Ex dry pigment powder and encaustic
Disclosure: Jacquard sent me a free sample of Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments to review for this post.

I have shied away from using dry pigment powders since Gregory Wright’s patterned effects demonstration at the International Encaustic conference. Gregory cautioned that some dry pigments may be poisonous and that repeated exposure can have serious effects on the artist’s health.… Read More →