White: photo encaustic


What is encaustic? Encaustic is a Greek word meaning "to heat or burn in" (enkaustikos). The process consists of heating and applying natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap) on top of a photographic print. Pigments can be added into the melted medium. Often it takes several layers of applying the medium, reheating and fusing it into the previous layer to get the desired look.

Flowers grown by Fifth Crow Farm.


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