Wax painting


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a kind of painting practiced by the ancients, under the name of encaustic. The pigments were ground with wax, and diluted. After being applied, the wax was melted with hot irons and the color thus fixed.

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The families in great number also visited the stalls displaying handicrafts, embroidery, Taghar work, Bannu Royal Khaadi, stone carving, Peshawari caps and shoes, wax painting, metal work, wood carving, artwork, calligraphy, Gandhara Art, pottery work, blacksmith work, Hazara Jisti Shawl, national book gallery, tourists information centre Kalasha art and embroidery and a lot of other items.
stalls that included handicrafts, embroidery, Taghar work, Bannu Royal Khaadi, stone carving, Peshawari caps and shoes, wax painting, metal work, wood carving, artwork, calligraphy, Gandhara Art, pottery work, blacksmith work, Hazara Jisti Shawl, national book gallery, tourists information centre Kalasha art and embroidery and a lot of other item.
Male artisans are Khawaja Safar Ali in metal work, Ismail in handloom, Aurangzeb Khan in stone work, Sultanat Khan in wood carving, Bashir Ahmad in Karakulli cap and Riaz Ahmad in wax painting.
Master artisans of various craft fields like namda/gabba, stone carving, wax painting, embroidery, wood carving, papier mache hailing from different parts of the country demonstrated their skills to the visiting delegation and received appreciation from them.
Ken said: "I enjoy every aspect of art and craft work such as wax painting cards, working with wood and carving with wood.
To some, wax painting is thought to be a relatively new art form.
They had parallel lives, happening simultaneously, so I showed four plate paintings and one double-panel wax painting.
Among the more unusual items were a huge Chesterfield sofa bought in Coventry for pounds 50 and valued at pounds 2,000, a wax painting of Lady Godiva and a book written by an Afghan war veteran.