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In Encaustic Monotype Printmaking an encaustic monotype (single print) can be created directly on a heated palette and then pulled (lifted onto a piece of paper). In encaustic printmaking no press is used.

If you are new to encaustic monotype printmaking you may wish to begin at the bottom of the list. Posts are published in reverse chronological order.

Encaustic printmaking without a hotbox

Encaustic Printmaking without a HOTbox

Disclosure: Enkaustikos sent me free samples of Hot Sticks to review for this post. Enkaustikos Hot Sticks for encaustic printmaking Introducing Hot Sticks the newest product from Enkaustikos. Hot Sticks are ready-to-use professional encaustic paints, the same formula as Enkaustikos Hot Cakes, in a stick format. Hot Sticks are made from Pharmaceutical Grade (USP) beeswax, damar resin, and artist quality pigments. Enkaustikos Hot Sticks are available in 86 artist grade colours some are opaque, some semi-transparent and some transparent for a variety of effects. This new stick shape opens the door to different encaustic application techniques. Encaustic Printmaking ...
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Encaustic on Washi Monoprinting workshop with Kathryn Bevier

Encaustic Monotype Printmaking on Washi Paper

Monotype Workshop with Kathryn Bevier Today I attended a monotype workshop taught by Kathryn Bevier at The Japanese Paper Place in Toronto - "Encaustic on Washi: using a light touch with Kathryn Bevier". Kathryn Bevier is a Rochester-based artist who has worked for seven years helping to develop a line of encaustic paints known as Enkaustikos. Kathryn now spends much of her time teaching the use of these encaustics in painting and monoprinting, while marketing Enkaustikos products throughout North America. The Japanese Paper Place (JPP) warehouse supplies several thousand different kinds of Japanese paper to retailers, manufacturers, and artists ...
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monotype printmaking with Dorothy Furlong-Gardner, David A. Clark and Kathleen Lemoine

Monotype printmaking an introduction | Encaustic Monotype Prints

Today is the first day of the Fifth International Encaustic Conference. This year's conference is being held in Provincetown. Provincetown is known for its beaches, harbour, artists, tourist industry, and its status as a gay village. Commercial Street is a colourful narrow one-way street with more pedestrians, bikes, and pedicabs then cars lined with shops, restaurants and galleries. Provincetown is wonderful! Monotype Marathon Session Never having seen monotype printmaking in person I was thrilled to attend the Monotype Marathon --- three back-to-back sessions from three encaustic monotype masters. Dorothy Furlong-Gardner who pioneered encaustic monotype thirty-five years ago, gave ...
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