Enkaustikos Hot sticks & Wax and XD Wax Mediums
Hot sticks are the newest addition to the Enkaustikos encaustic paint line.
Made with only fine beautiful pigments the best damar resin and US pharmaceutical grade beeswax.
These paints contain no bleach or synthetic adulterants.
No colour shift
All colours are very rich , vibrant and creamy
Designed for only the professional encaustic artist.
Available in a variety of professional artists’ quality colours, plus they come with wax medium and xd wax medium.
The new square paint stick allows for the artist to use it in a variety of ways, therefore is very versatile.
Works done with encaustic wax paints does not need to be varnished or protected by glass
Use a soft cloth to buff the the wax to a beautiful luster finish
Used for: encaustic painting, mixed media techniques, printmaking, and rubbings
Hot sticks can be melted directly on your hot plate to create a puddle of color for your brush, or can be applied directly on a heated substrate it would be as if a stick of lipstick gliding across the surface producing rich vibrant colours instantly
You can mix your colours to create custom colours just by adding them to your hot plate or melt them in a tin.
Encaustic paints can be reworked immediately or years later with the addition of heat
Use metal tools , hog , hake or natural bristle brushes to shape the paint before it cools
Use heated metal tools to manipulate the wax after it has cooled on the surface
Made from US pharmaceutical grade Beeswax and Damar Resin
Add to wax paints to increase transparency for glazing techniques
Use it as a top coat, base coat or a textured surface
XD Wax Medium:
eXtra Damar (XD)
It has a higher content of damar then the original
Gives a thicker consistency when liquified
Has a sticky tack while drying for texture build up
- Stays pliable for a longer time