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Heather Joy Miller

Encaustic Paint Demonstration this Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm by resident artist Heather Joy Miller.
 
I know you want to ask—what exactly is encaustic art? Is it really made from beeswax? She gets to use a blow torch???
Well, Heather will answer all these questions and she’ll go a step further: She’s going to show you step by step, blow torch and all, how she creates these magnificent works of art.
 
Here’s a brief description, taken from heatherjoymiller.com: “Encaustic is a Greek word meaning ‘to heat or burn in’ and can be traced back to portraits painted in 100-300 A.D. by Greek painters in Egypt.
 
Heat is used throughtout the process, from melting the beeswax to fusing the layers of wax.”
 
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