Beyond Letters

Tree Heart


This encaustic painting features a silhouette of a tree with a heart nestled inside -- a reminder of the strength that lies within us. It is comprised of multiple layers of clear and pigmented wax resulting in a sculptural, multi-dimensional work. An image transfer is encased within the wax layers, and pastel and ink were added to render fine details as the layers were added. A custom blend of beeswax and damar resin adds a translucency to give the artwork a glow and depth.

The overall artwork size is 3-1/2" x 3-1/2", and it is mounted in an 8" x 8" handcrafted shadowbox.

Also included is an encaustic care card which tells about the encaustic process, history, and how to care for your new encaustic painting.

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