Gallery of Encaustic (Beeswax) Paintings

These works have been painted using nothing but coloured beeswax, melted with hot tools and applied to paper. They look like they’ve been done with paint and a brush but no paint has been used. Yes, really!

 

Wind Whispering II
Wind Whispering (Detail)
Seascape 6
Fishy Business 1
coral-reef
Coral Reef

 

Red Heart
Red Heart
Seascape 5
Fishy Business 3
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Overlooking the Bay
barren-land
Barren Land
Fishy Business 2
Seascape 4
Sunlit Glade

 

Woman Reclining
Woman Reclining
Fishy Business 4

 

Jewelled Sea II
Jewelled Sea 
play-of-light
Play of Light
Desert Cave
Desert Cave
Seascape 2
Fishy Business 5
rural-escape
Rural Escape
Winter Sunset II
Winter Sunset II
Seascape 1
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The Long Dry

 

the-shack
The Shack
001
Barrier Reef
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Through the Mist
Golden Light
Golden Light
Seascape 3
Fishy Business 6
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By Moonlight
Nature's Smile
Nature’s Smile
Seascape 8
Kelp Forest 1
Underwater World
Arctic Spring
Arctic Spring
Ice Prism
Ice Prism
Seascape 7
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Waiting for Rain
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Blues
Reef

 

Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake

 Interested in other media? Click here to see some pieces in acrylics.