Encaustic painting, also known as 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, though canvas and other materials are often used.
We met the guy who created our artwork. He seemed nice enough and it was interesting to hear what he had to say about making those specific pieces. It's been fun going out to find pretty things to decorate our new house. I'm finding out more about myself. Here's what I've learned so far: My new favourite colours are red, brown and orange. I like abstract artwork. Not exactly deep stuff, but interesting to find out.