"Bliss" 16x20"
"Bliss" 16x20"

"Bliss" 16x20"

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Surrender: A collection of diverse femininity, reframing the concept of 'surrender' beyond simply defeat or giving up. But rather, embracing 'surrender' as a choice to settle in with one self. Giving yourself permission to get quiet and still, creating a beautiful space for serenity, peace, dreams and endless possibilities to emerge from within. 

Medium: Original painting in encaustic and oil bar on birchwood panel.

Details: This piece is 16x20" and 1/4" deep. Eliminate the guesswork and view this painting in your space using Augmented Reality. Artist signature will be visible on the front. Certificate of Authenticity and Encaustic Care Guide are included.

Shipping: Each piece is packaged with great attention and care. Please allow up to 3-4 weeks for paintings to ship out of my studio. You will be provided a tracking number on shipment.

Painting does NOT include a frame. To add a frame, purchase the "Gold Wood Floater Frame" in the size of your painting.

Note: The visual and tactile beauty of encaustic provides a unique movement, sheen and texture to each painting that varies based on the viewing angle.

Please review the product listing as all sales are final. Contact me with any questions prior to placing an order.

$25 flat rate shipping to the U.S. (2 or 3 day delivery)

International shipping rates are calculated at checkout.

Please allow 3-4 weeks for your encaustic painting to be shipped from your order date.

You will receive tracking once your painting has shipped from the studio.

Currently, I only ship to the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

Gift cards have no shipping charged as they are delivered electronically to the email provided at checkout.

About encaustic

My encaustic paintings are made with beeswax, damar resin (a natural tree sap that acts as a hardening agent), oil paint, and a bit of microcrystalline wax used to extend working time. I paint in layers, fusing each layer with the fire of a blow torch and sometimes a heat gun or iron based on my desired effect.

Encaustic painting has a long history, used throughout ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian cultures. The word encaustic means to burn in, which refers to the process of fusing the paint. The durability of beeswax makes it resistant to moisture and will not breakdown or yellow and darken over time. Encaustic paintings are naturally archival and do not need to be varnished or protected by glass.

How to care for your encaustic artwork:
Use care when hanging, transporting or storing your encaustic painting, as you would any fine art.

  1. Consistent Temperature - Hang and store at normal room temperatures. Avoid freezing and extremely hot temperatures; wax will melt at 150°F / 65°C.
  2. Avoid Direct Sunlight - Keep all artwork out of direct sunlight.
  3. Transporting a painting - When packing encaustic art for transportation, cover the face of the painting with wax paper. Do not use bubble wrap directly on the front of the painting as it may leave an imprint on the surface. For shipping, build a box the right size for the painting.
  4. Framing - Encaustic does not need to be protected by glass. My original paintings are on cradle wood panels that are ready for hanging. A floater frame is an attractive option that also protects the edges of the painting from scratches, dents and chips.
  5. Curing - During the first 6-12 months, as the wax cures, an encaustic painting may develop bloom. Bloom is a naturally occurring hazy white residue. It may also occur if a painting is exposed to cold. Bloom can easily be removed by buffing the surface of the painting. Encaustic paintings can be buffed to a high gloss using a soft, lint-free cloth or pantyhose. If the original sheen has become dull over time, it can be brought back by repeating the buffing process. Once an encaustic painting has fully cured and hardened, bloom will shed.

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