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Accretion - Creating Texture With Encaustic Medium

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Accretion - Creating Texture With Encaustic Medium

In this blog post I will discuss several different accretion techniques that I use in my work. First, let's start by reviewing the definition of the word accretion. ac·cre·tion əˈkrēSH(ə)n/ noun the process of growth or increase, typically by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter. A perfect word for describing the process of adding layers of wax using encaustic medium to create a textured surface.  When working with encaustic medium, you can use texture as an element of your painting in many different ways. We will discuss only a few that I typically use. This is certainly not intended to...

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