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Welcome to Encaustic Alchemy! I'm Megan Thompson, a mixed media artist living in San Francisco, California.

Encaustics is an ancient medium using melted beeswax with damar resin (a natural tree resin) and pigment. Each layer of paint is fused to the layer beneath with a propane torch. The layers can be scraped, carved and manipulated with heat to create design and texture. The painting process and inherent qualities of the medium and pigments influence the outcome of each piece.

I also make my own hand-dyed Japanese papers. The paper and other elements, including oil paint, are embedded into the layers of paint for added depth and design.

Please also look at the pieces in the "sold" category to see if you're interested in a painting with a similar color palette and/or design. I will…

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  • Born on March 19
  • Joined April 27, 2010

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About

Welcome to Encaustic Alchemy! I'm Megan Thompson, a mixed media artist living in San Francisco, California.

Encaustics is an ancient medium using melted beeswax with damar resin (a natural tree resin) and pigment. Each layer of paint is fused to the layer beneath with a propane torch. The layers can be scraped, carved and manipulated with heat to create design and texture. The painting process and inherent qualities of the medium and pigments influence the outcome of each piece.

I also make my own hand-dyed Japanese papers. The paper and other elements, including oil paint, are embedded into the layers of paint for added depth and design.

Please also look at the pieces in the "sold" category to see if you're interested in a painting with a similar color palette and/or design. I will do my best to accommodate custom orders...just ask!

Thanks,
Megan

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