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How to Prepare Substrates for Encaustic

Choosing and preparing substrates for encaustic art

The topic of substrates and how to prepare them for encaustic art is often confusing for beginners.

Choosing a substrate for Encaustic art

When choosing a substrate, make sure it is of a porous material—usually a wood panel. Most beginning photo encaustic artists choose any number of manufactured boards, either flat or cradled—it does not matter.… Read More →

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How to get started with encaustic art

Supplies and tools you need to set up your encaustic studio. Encaustic Basics

If you’re interested in painting with encaustics, this post will help you get started with the right supplies and tools. You can read other posts on this site to learn techniques and tips for how to do encaustic painting. This post will help you setup your studio.… Read More →