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EVANS ENCAUSTICS

NEW classes in Atlanta!

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Are you an artist interested in small class size in Atlanta in any of these topics: Cold Wax Painting and Printmaking, Encaustic Monotypes, Oil Painting (with or without wax) Indoors or Plein Air, and Evans Color Theory  There will be no more than three students in each class and all materials will be provided. Contact Hylla Evans by email hylla@comcast.net or phone 707-996-5840 and we can discuss details.


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Rebecca Crowell Tries Evans Cold Wax Paints

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August 26th https://www.facebook.com/rebecca.crowell?ref=ts&fref=ts Posted on Facebook, we are thrilled that Rebecca likes our new paints and will be taking them to her workshop in Ireland.  Thanks, Rebecca!


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NEW in 2016: EVANS COLD WAX PAINTS

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BRAND NEW: EVANS COLD WAX PAINT! Newly hatched in 2016 - a whole new kind of paint, Evans Cold Wax Paints are a combination of Evans Cold Wax Medium and the same great pigments we use in our existing paint lines. Evans Cold Wax Paints may be used on any absorbent art substrate, including paper.  Because the paint contains no oil, paper will not be corroded.  Paint in a normal layer is dry to the touch in a day; thicker layers take a bit longer. Evans Cold Wax Medium will extend Evans Cold Wax Paints and can be used as a translucent...


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Making Encaustic Paint from Oil Paint? Here's the math.

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An artist's newsletter recently posted a formula for homemade very, very transparent paint, nothing at all like commercially milled encaustic paint. Here are some facts:1. The oil paint artist grade is in many colors at least 80% oil and less than 20% pigment.2. You’ll never be able to drain off enough of the oil to make a difference, and when you do, pigment will also leach out.3. If you use an entire 37ml tube of titanium white high grade oil paint you’ll get a whole lot of oil and small amount of pigment, and no matter how much oil you...


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New Colors and a New Website - You're Here Now!

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It's been a busy year!  We have developed Glowing colors of encaustic paint, each shown in a swipe on white and on black.  Not metallic - they are a mix that remains translucent and bounces back light to the viewer.  Used in subtle touches or dramatic grand gestures, they are meant to enhance but not to overpower.        Glowing Marigold Glowing Pink              Glowing Red Glowing Lemon             Glowing Platinum Glowing Teal        Glowing Sky   There are other new colors with more to come - always...


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