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encaustic art
lesson 1
simple iron abstract
(pre 2011)

EA
an introduction to simple iron made abstracts and patterns.
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lesson 2
simple landscape
(pre 2011)
EA
The basics of creating small landscape cards with encaustic art waxes and using the iron.

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lesson 3
rubber stamp & wax
(pre 2011)

EA
An introduction to creating small greetings cards using encaustic wax combined with rubber stamps.
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lesson 4
... getting bigger
(pre 2011)
EA
Development of landscape images in growing size using the iron, stylus and more.
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lesson 5
hotplate basics
(pre 2011)
EA
A look at some of the basic ways in which the hotplate can be used with encaustic art work.
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mini hotplate doodles
iron as mini-hotplate
EA
Using the iron inverted as a mini-hotplate for creation of playful doodles in a spontatious way - easy & fun!
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Fantasy Castle Cards #1
straight iron edge
EA
#1 short hobby art series of simple & small fantasy images in encaustic art wax block colours, using the painting iron straight edge - fun & easy.
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Fantasy Castle Cards #2
stylus castles
EA
#2 second in the short hobby art series of simple & small fantasy images in encaustic art wax block colours, here using the painting iron, stylus & scriber.
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Fantasy Castle Cards #3
the scry set
EA
#3 third of simple & small fantasy images in encaustic art wax block colours, developing images from scry abstract - imaginative visions.
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Fantasy Castle Cards #4
Angels & Castles
EA
#4 fourth & final of the fantasy images in encaustic art wax block colours, development of one image from scry abstract - an imaginative vision.
Landescapes
created using the
Stylus Wire Brush

(spring 2013)

EA
The Stylus low heat encaustic art graphics tool has interchangeable tips. This vidoe looks at the small wire brush head used to melt, apply & blend wax.

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Hot Air Gun
an introduction
(pre 2011)

EA
A look at using a hot air gun to create a swirl background - used in this example for a fantasy image development.
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DVD Titles

A quick preview
(pre 2011)
EA
There are several DVD titles for programs that can help you to learn skills and techniques for working with the encaustic art range of products.
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Foxglove A2 image

An A2 sized foxglove landscape
EA
Witnesses this A2 (594mm x 420mm) foxglove landscape painting in encaustic wax come to life with Michael Bossom - a favourite Welsh scene.

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Woman Laced in Wax

An A3 sized
Iron & Doilie work

EA
Witnesses this A2 (594mm x 420mm) foxglove landscape painting in encaustic wax come to life with Michael Bossom - a favourite Welsh scene.
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edgescapes

watercolour paper
Iron painting & crayon
go tp edgescapes page & video
EA
edgescapes looks at the creation of a landscape image on water colour paper using the encaustic art iron & wax block colours. And a journey out into life itself to discover the creative inspiration.

The Grass Fence
episode 1
introduction

GF
A series of episodes relating to a short film of a fence brought to life by the wind and a mass of grasses caught in it's wires. Episode 1 - introduction
The Grass Fence
episode 2
a bit of Fibonacci
GF
... continuing into episode 2 Michael discovers a bit of Fibonacci and understandings that can help your art and compositional strength ...
The Grass Fence
episode 3
hotplate approaches
GF
Putting the learning from episode 2 into some hotplate approaches, this episode 3 moves into bigger images and there's some nice music too!
The Grass Fence
episode 4
hot air and canvas
GF
Some hot air next for The Grass Fence Working with canvas board  and card using the iron, then stretch canvas with hot air gun, stylus, blocks and more.
The Grass Fence
episode 5
resin wax & citrus solvent wax paste
GF
a look at resin wax (beeswax & damar resin mix) which is a molten application and at citrus solvent wax paste which is a cold application with torch fused fixing

Master Paste Original
COLORLINE™ first & absolute beginners guide to ready coloured MPO
  MPO website

MPO

Master Paste Original COLORLINE™
An absolute beginners giude to simple ideas for beginning the exploration of ready mixed MPO wax paste colours for encaustic work. Easy masking card line work, engraved pressure marks filled with colour and lots of simple tips for starting out with MPO work.

Master Paste Original
COLORLINE™
second beginners guide to ready coloured MPO

  MPO website

Watch @The Boat-House MPO Colorline beginner 2
MPO

Master Paste Original COLORLINE™
A second video by MIchael Bossom introducing the basics of using Master paste Original COLORLINE™ - this time onto a watercolour paper. An intuitive journey that encounters a number of helpful hints & tips for working successfully with MPO. And the final result was an image creation which he called 'The Boat-House'

Master Paste Original
Mindscape Momento
Creating with MPO:
one way in wax paste
MPO website
MPO
Master Paste Original is beeswax paste that can be coloured with dry pigment or oil paints. The process is a cold application. Encaustic fusing of layers can occur at any time & as the final act of completion. 
The Bramble Leaf in Wax
printing thin objects into encaustic wax
EA
The Bramble Leaf in Wax is just one of myriad possibilites. Fresh green leaves may wilt - so find strong or drying leaves that will not rip or wilt and become unusable - explore this!!
Doyley Printing
Filigree paper prints in encaustic wax
EA
Filigree paper doyleys - lovely patterns utilised in a simple encaustic wax printing process. Great for card making, but good for artistic work too.
Watch 11 pieces for a display board.
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Around Australia

~ Margaret Hesford
(pre 2011)
EA
A short film about the work and travels of Margaret & Ian Hesford showing encaustic art around Australia and Tasmania - 33,000Km!!
encaustic art story
Michael Bossom
1986 - 2011
(pre 2011)
EA
A short film by Michael Bossom recalling the pathway from a starting point in 1986 to the state of the encaustic art product range in 2011.
20111224
encaustic jingle

short musical
compilation
EA
a small collection of encaustic works mostly hot air blown
accompanied by some music
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