Encaustics & Oil Sticks

Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid or paste is then applied to a surface—usually prepared wood, though canvas and other materials are often used. The simplest encaustic mixture can be made from adding pigments to beeswax, but there are several other recipes that can be used—some containing other types of waxes, damar resin, linseed oil, or other ingredients. Pure, powdered pigments can be used, though some mixtures use oil paints or other forms of pigment.

Metal tools and special brushes can be used to shape the paint before it cools, or heated metal tools can be used to manipulate the wax once it has cooled onto the surface. Today, tools such as heat lamps, heat guns, and other methods of applying heat allow artists to extend the amount of time they have to work with the material. Because wax is used as the pigment binder, encaustics can be sculpted as well as painted. Other materials can be encased or collaged into the surface, or layered, using the encaustic medium to stick them to the surface.

R&F is perhaps the industry leader in encaustic supplies, though classic brands such as Winsor & Newton also provide colors and tools. Ampersand Encausticbord is the essential fully-prepared surface for the encaustic artist looking to start work immediately, and without frustration of applying grounds.

Subcategories

View as Grid List

342 Items

Page
per page
Set Descending Direction
  1. R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Encaustic Gesso 1 Quart Jar
    R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Encaustic Gesso 1 Quart Jar
    SKU#: 83062
    $39.08
    List price: $48.85
    Save $9.77 off list!
  2. R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Damar Resin Crystals 1lb Bag
    R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Damar Resin Crystals 1lb Bag
    SKU#: V04405
    $17.04
    List price: $21.30
    Save $4.26 off list!
  3. R&F Encaustic Starter Set
    R&F Encaustic Starter Set
    SKU#: V24637
    $89.32
    List price: $101.50
    Save $12.18 off list!
  4. R&F Encaustic Medium 1lb
    R&F Encaustic Medium 1lb
    SKU#: N018279
    $23.32
    List price: $29.15
    Save $5.83 off list!
  5. R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Soy Wax (Pellets) 1lb Bag
    R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Soy Wax (Pellets) 1lb Bag
    SKU#: V04359
    $7.40
    List price: $9.25
    Save $1.85 off list!
  6. R&F Encaustics Set Opaque Colors
    R&F Encaustics Set Opaque Colors
    SKU#: N035456
    $65.00
    List price: $81.25
    Save $16.25 off list!
  7. R&F Encaustic Studio Essentials Kit
    R&F Encaustic Studio Essentials Kit
    SKU#: V31405
    $524.46
    List price: $595.95
    Save $71.49 off list!
  8. R&F Encaustic Medium 5lb Bag
    R&F Encaustic Medium 5lb Bag
    SKU#: V14749
    $115.32
    List price: $131.05
    Save $15.73 off list!
  9. Pig Stick Set Of 3 Half stick
    Pig Stick Set Of 3 Half stick
    SKU#: N039336
    $13.04
    List price: $16.30
    Save $3.26 off list!
  10. R&F Encaustic Gesso 4oz
    R&F Encaustic Gesso 4oz
    SKU#: N018280
    $7.92
    List price: $9.90
    Save $1.98 off list!
  11. R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Translucent Color Set 40ml Blocks
    R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Translucent Color Set 40ml Blocks
    SKU#: V04354
    $68.40
    List price: $85.50
    Save $17.1 off list!
  12. R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - White Beeswax (Pellets) 1lb Bag
    R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - White Beeswax (Pellets) 1lb Bag
    SKU#: V04404
    $18.28
    List price: $22.85
    Save $4.57 off list!
  13. R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Impasto Modeling Wax 333ml Block
    R&F Encaustic Handmade Paint - Impasto Modeling Wax 333ml Block
    SKU#: 65921
    $22.92
    List price: $28.65
    Save $5.73 off list!
  14. Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Asphaltum
    Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Asphaltum
    SKU#: R013910
    $6.68
    List price: $9.25
    Save $2.57 off list!
  15. Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Azo Yellow
    Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Azo Yellow
    SKU#: R013879
    $6.68
    List price: $9.25
    Save $2.57 off list!
  16. Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Barn Red
    Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Barn Red
    SKU#: R013872
    $6.68
    List price: $9.25
    Save $2.57 off list!
  17. Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Iridescent Leaf Green
    Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Iridescent Leaf Green
    SKU#: R013924
    $7.91
    List price: $10.95
    Save $3.04 off list!
  18. Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Iridescent Pearl White
    Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Iridescent Pearl White
    SKU#: R013912
    $7.91
    List price: $10.95
    Save $3.04 off list!
  19. Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Ivory Black
    Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Ivory Black
    SKU#: R013863
    $6.68
    List price: $9.25
    Save $2.57 off list!
  20. Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Turquoise
    Shiva Artist's Paintstik - Turquoise
    SKU#: R013885
    $6.68
    List price: $9.25
    Save $2.57 off list!
  21. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Alizarin Crimson
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Alizarin Crimson
    SKU#: V24520
    $27.44
    List price: $34.30
    Save $6.86 off list!
  22. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Manganese Violet
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Manganese Violet
    SKU#: V24581
    $27.44
    List price: $34.30
    Save $6.86 off list!
  23. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Phthalo Blue
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Phthalo Blue
    SKU#: V24591
    $27.44
    List price: $34.30
    Save $6.86 off list!
  24. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Veronese Green
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Veronese Green
    SKU#: V24618
    $27.44
    List price: $34.30
    Save $6.86 off list!
  25. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Iridescent German Silver
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Iridescent German Silver
    SKU#: V24563
    $31.80
    List price: $40.55
    Save $8.75 off list!
  26. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Burnt Scarlet
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Burnt Scarlet
    SKU#: V24526
    $36.60
    List price: $45.75
    Save $9.15 off list!
  27. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Brilliant Yellow Extra Pale
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Brilliant Yellow Extra Pale
    SKU#: V24524
    $22.44
    List price: $28.05
    Save $5.61 off list!
  28. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Sanguine Earth Medium
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Sanguine Earth Medium
    SKU#: V24608
    $22.44
    List price: $28.05
    Save $5.61 off list!
  29. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Azure Blue
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Azure Blue
    SKU#: V24522
    $24.92
    List price: $31.15
    Save $6.23 off list!
  30. R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Celadon Green
    R&F Pigment Stick - 100ml - Celadon Green
    SKU#: V24539
    $24.92
    List price: $31.15
    Save $6.23 off list!
View as Grid List

342 Items

Page
per page
Set Descending Direction
Copyright © 2019 YourArtSupplies. All rights reserved.