Encaustic is a technique that uses heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid or paste is then applied to a surface. The word encaustic originates from an ancient Greek word that means "burning in" and the element of heat is necessary for a painting to be called encaustic.
These small format multi-media cards are created through a variety of collage methods. Classic imagery, archetypal imagery, and whimsy are represented through this series.