Wax painting


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
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.

See also: Wax

References in periodicals archive ?
Cziperle, a resident of Burr Ridge who earned a painting certificate from the School of the Art Institute, teaches oil and cold wax painting classes in Chicago and around the Midwest.
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.
Bannu Royal Khaadi, stone carving, Peshawari caps, wax painting, metal work, wood carving, artwork, calligraphy, ring making, sitar making, Chitrali Patti, Gandhara Art, Drooza chappal, Sarghashay, Charsadda chapal, maizaray work, Karawa work, Sarkha, Dandas, Parunay, pottery work, blacksmith work, Hazara Jisti Shawl and Moti work and a lot of other items.
I have worked in silverpoint, encaustic (hot wax painting), watercolour, tempera, gouache, oils, acrylics and pastels - just about everything except fresco."
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.
There are some fine examples of encaustic art (hot wax painting) by Eddie Dean, of Colne Valley Art Society.