An Wei is a Chinese emerging artist living in Madrid. Usually An paints portraits in grisaille and this time is no different, however he adds colour to one area using adhesive tape. Water soluble encaustic is a new procedure to him and he comments on how surprising the beeswax soft and velvety texture is, as […]Read More
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute. Conservation Lectures. Rediscovery of the water-soluble encaustic technique in Roman wall paintings and Fayum portraits.
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The scientific journal Analytical Methods publishes a chemical study carried out by J. Cuní, P. Cuní, B. Eisen, R. Savizky and J. Bové at The Cooper Union Department of Chemistry which identifies water-soluble encaustic in Roman paintings on wall and wood.Read More
Article on the reconstruction of the water soluble encaustic painting technique published in Centerpoint Now (2011)
Article on the reconstruction of the water soluble encaustic painting technique published in Centerpoint Now (2011), a publication of The World Council of Peoples for the United Nations.Read More
The exhibition ?The Rediscovery of the Long-lost Painting Technique of Ancient Greece and Rome: Water-soluble Encaustic? New York, opened on October 13 at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York. The exhibition presented the results of the comparative chemical study of Roman paintings on wall and wood, and of […]Read More