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BodyOfWax's Shop Announcement

'The word encaustic which means "burn in,” originates from a Greek word. Greek artists practiced encaustic painting as far back as the 5th century B. C. and today these paintings are as bright and glowing as the day they were painted.'

'Encaustic is a painting method, also known as hot wax painting, that involves using melted beeswax. It is usually applied to a rigid, porous, surface such as wood, stone, plaster and so on, and can be reheated into a smooth or textured finish. '
- international encaustic artist . org

Welcome to my etsy shop that will be filled full with lovely, bright and affordable art for people who appreciate one of a kind work paintings. Most of the work in my shop will be encaustic paintings. Wax, a vibrant medium which allows paintings to use the same images yet they cannot be duplicated as is the nature of working with wax. Please feel free to browse, shop and come back regularly as I will be adding new pieces weekly. If you have any questions about the work please contact me and I will be happy to answer all questions.
- Liana Russwurm