This encaustic painting features an oak tree with bare and winding branches along with actual pressed leaves and music encased within the wax layers. A great reminder that there is an eternal hope and life within all of us. A portion of an Albert Camus writing is subtly added: "In the depths of winter, I learned there was, in me, an invincible summer."
The painting is comprised of multiple layers of clear and pigmented wax resulting in a sculptural, multi-dimensional work with lots of texture. Fine details were added in oil and ink. A custom blend of beeswax and damar resin adds a translucency to give the artwork a glow and depth.
The overall artwork size is 20" x 40", and with the custom hardwood frame, the overall dimension is 24" x 44". The carved frame enhances the sepia tones of the artwork. The artwork is signed and dated on the back, and is wired and ready for hanging.
Also included is an encaustic care card which tells about the encaustic process, history, and how to care for your new encaustic painting.