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[ Latin encausticus
, Greek ..., from ... to burn in; ... in + ... to burn: confer French encaustique
. See Caustic
, and confer Ink
.] (Fine Arts)
Prepared by means of heat; burned in. Encaustic painting (Fine Arts)
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noun a paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax; it is fixed with heat after application
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• (a.) The method of painting in heated wax, or in any way where heat is used to fix the colors. • (a.) Prepared by means of heat; burned in.
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encaustic 1. Painted with wax colors fixed with heat, or with any process in which colors are burned in. 2. A work of art produced by an encaustic process. Encaustic painting, also called 'hot wax painting', involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid/paste is then applied to a surface; usually prepared wood, alth...
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Encaustic is a term used to describe a picture painted by means of heated wax. Encaustic painting is an ancient technique that was practised by the Greeks and Romans using melted beeswax. At the close of the 18th century experiments were made by Emma J Greenland to ascertain the ancient methods; but the process, in which gum mastic and wax were the...
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Encaustic paints a blend of oil paint and beeswax and must be heated for use. Examples of ancient encaustic murals and portraits were found among the ruins of Pompeii
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encaustic, painting medium in which the binder for the pigment is wax or wax and resin. Examples of encaustic tomb portraits from Roman Egypt bear witness to the durability of the medium, which is thought to have been widely used in ancient times. Pliny describes the process in which hot liquid colo...
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Encaustic paints a blend of oil paint and beeswax and must be heated for use.
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Literally, to burn in. A painting technique in which the binder is melted wax.
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A painting technique which originated in ancient times, using pigments mixed with hot wax as a binder.
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Literally, to burn in. A painting technique in which the pigment is mixed with melted wax and resin and then applied to a surface while hot.
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A painting medium in which pigment is suspended in a binder of hot wax.
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One of the oldest methods of painting, being practised from at least 3000 BC. Some of the finest exi
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having the colours burned in
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