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Introducing the new Encaustic Art Stylus Pro

Posted by Irene Gut on

Introducing the new Encaustic Art Stylus Pro

 I am so happy to tell you that the new Encaustic Art Stylus Pro is now available :-)   It comes with three attachments (see pictures above) and has an on/off switch with two different heat settings plus a red light that shows when the stylus is turned on.  Good news is that all the threaded attachments from the previous model will still fit into the Stylus Pro. Soon there will be many more fancy attachments available. Better news yet is that it sells for the same price (58.50 plus tax) as the model before! Please visit the website...

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Welcome New Owner: Irene Gut

Posted by Bethany Handfield on

Welcome New Owner: Irene Gut

***Please note: the online store will reopen in a few days. We will send out a notification here and on our social media channels when it does*** Hey Everyone! I am so pleased to announce that Irene Gut from Cecil Lake will be taking over the online shop. Irene is an amazing artists, generous teacher, and all around lovely person. She will also be the admin for the Exploring Encaustic Facebook and Instagram pages, continuing with the newsletter, and also the admin for the Friends of Encaustic Art group on Facebook. Irene is a fun and innovative teacher who moves...

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Let’s Think About Inks

Posted by Bethany Handfield on

Let’s Think About Inks

With the growing popularity of mixed media applications being used in conjunction with encaustic, one of the hottest trends right now is the use of inks with wax. I always go back to the basics when introducing a new art supply to my encaustic studio: Is it safe to use with encaustic – can I heat it? Is it archival – will it last over time? So just what are people using and how can you use ink with your painting practice? Let me start by saying that I am not an expert on inks and all of the information...

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Encaustic Collage

Posted by Bethany Handfield on

Encaustic Collage

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Encaustic Collage class in April. So many adorable paintings were created. Curious about working with collage? All you need is an encaustic painting iron, some beeswax or medium, a variety of papers, and your imagination! I will be offering this course again later this summer in Kaleden, BC and also in Portland, Oregon. Check out all of these gorgeous paintings.

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Bethany in the Spotlight at Galli Publishing

Posted by Bethany Handfield on

Bethany in the Spotlight at Galli Publishing

I was so honored to be chosen as an Artists Spotlight participant over at Galli Publishing. I speak about taking workshops with Daniella Woolf. If you haven't viewed their site yet. I highly recommend it. https://www.gallipublishing.com/pages/bethany-handfield

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