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Frozen - Encautic Waxart by Villa-Chinchilla Frozen - Encautic Waxart by Villa-Chinchilla
:omfg: BIG VIEW to see the details

It's funny, normally I avoid touching an iron to do my laudry *grrrrrr*
But once I've started ironing wax-pictures with it it's hard for me to stop :)

This pic has suddenly showed up when I wasen't expecting it.

Aktually even though I do not like the colors I could not just lay it aside... there's something to it... It looks awfully cold and frosty just like it was here in Germany this Winter.


Traditional Encaustic Wax-Art
Technique = Enaustic Waxart
Tools = Lithe Iron for applying the wax
Tools = Knife + knitting needles as scarping tools
Colors = wax Hobbyline + Stockmar colored beewax blocks
Paper = special glossy printerpaper card
Original Size = A6 (postcard size)
Time to draw it = about 2 hours


The Sky and ice I've made as usual by applying hot molten liquid wax with an iron to the surface of a white postcard.

By applying und distributing drops ofblue wax with the tip of the iron I created the bird later on.

After hardening of all the wax I set to work on the finer details of the bird. By using a small pointed kitchen knive and + knitting needles I scratched and lifted away parts of the hardened black to reveal the white plain paper surfice beneath . This way I worked out the finer details of the wings the outlines of the bird.

Was a lot of fun !


For more icey, frozen Wax-Winterscapes look at these:


My first animated Winter-Wax Picture =D

Kindley featured by :iconourarea51: HERE -> [link] :iconswirlylollipopplz:
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geralin Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist
Amazing work!
This is beautiful and stunning.
Do you use a normal iron to draw this?
Villa-Chinchilla Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm using non-steam irons of two sizes.
One is of normal size the other is smaller
and lighter like a traveling iron.

THANK :heart::iconprettyskystock::heart: Y O U
:heart: :hug: My Dear :hug::heart:
geralin Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Hobbyist
I see... so you can also make details with the smaller one.^^

You are vey welcome :)
Sir-Catherine Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Cold, hard, haunting. I can imagine tales around a landscape such as this.
Villa-Chinchilla Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
ingeline-art Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012   Traditional Artist
Your paintings are sooo wonderful!!!
Villa-Chinchilla Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Danke sehr :hug:
RebeccaLongArt Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Student Digital Artist
What an interesting technique! And it's gorgeous art as well :D
Villa-Chinchilla Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
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:star: THANK YOU !!! :star:
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