Painting a Bison with
FIRE & WAX
Now my stock & trade as an artist, I paint 30-40 thin layers of beeswax & oil over an image.
A collector approached me about doing a fourth piece of photo-encaustic wildlife for their lovely home in Montana's prestigious Yellowstone Club.
A custom bison image was created through collaboration with collectors and software. It then gets covered in clear beeswax & natural resin.
The wax gets melted and lovingly applied, then blowtorched for adhesion.
Takes on a cozy, messy vibe with jazz and a warming fire.
The layers build up.
It's all in the
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