See what we’re up to in Part Five of The Big Move as we navigate the shift from family living to empty nester nirvana in the condo by the Intracoastal.
“Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials.” -Wikipedia
Last week Artful Kitchens hit the road again for a mini-trip to my hometown, Miami. I was excited to re-connect with some of the great people I met earlier this year on my visit to the Cevisama tradeshow (if you missed that, you can read about it here) with Tile of Spain. I was not disappointed!
What is encaustic painting?
As an artist, I love the sensuousness of working in the encaustic medium which I discovered in 2008. Encaustic painting involves beeswax, resin and pigments in varying combinations. They are mixed together and applied to a panel in layers which are fused with a torch or heat gun. This is where the name comes from. The Greek work “encaustikos” means to heat or burn.