Encaustic Process – Finishing Up

Testing jump ring placement to represent sensors

The jump rings melted into the surface easily and gave definition to the dots of coloured wax I placed into them. The two discs of paper to represent the winter ranges didn’t go as translucent as hoped when saturated with wax.

Filling in gaps with carbon paper

Bumpy brush strokes make it harder to burnish down toner transfers. Lots of gaps in the letters for this title.

Smoothing out wax for type transfers

Smoothing down the spots where type is to go with my scraper, it made it much easier to transfer.

Placing type before burnishing down

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