A guide on creating encaustic art, an ancient medium that is increasingly popular with contemporary fine artists. It features step-by-step techniques with easy-to-understand instructions and detailed illustrations. It includes tips and techniques gleaned from more than 60 professional artists working with the medium internationally.
A self-taught painter, Lissa Rankin's layered, textural abstract paintings have received critical acclaim. Her encaustic paintings and sculptures are represented in prestigious galleries and museums in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Atlanta and she has developed an international reputation as an expert on encaustic art.