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Hotplate - The Ultimate
This A2 Hotplate really offers "The Ultimate" Heat Control for approaching larger work. It can be used in so many different ways.
Glass top working heated area 405mm x 605mm
Main body Including metal frame 425mm x 625mm
Full length including handles 425mm x 715mm
Very High Quality Thermostat
Flat, toughened, easy to clean glass surface
Large A2 capacity for artwork (ideal up to 560mm x 360mm even on cooler settings)
brilliant temperature control that varies almost unnoticeably in the
situation. The dial spans from 1 to 12 and placing 7-8-9 at the top is
around 70 -
75 C. So there is plenty of fine adjustment from the melting point of
blocks (around 65C) all the way up to 100C as the maximum achievable
are too many
possible techniques to mention here for using the support material
colour paper, fabric, etc. directly on top of the hotplate surface.
placing an encaustic painting card on the hotplate, tape it on one edge
masking tape to hold it in place, then start drawing the wax colours
onto the surface - they just melt as you draw. Work these colours with
sponges, card edges, netting, plastics, fabrics, palette knives,
stamps, squeegee shapes, in fact, anything that you can find to get
or desired marks.
watercolour paper for a softer final colour feel (soft fibrous surface
to the hard gloss painting cards). Use the light colours first to begin
saturation of your paper. Once a colour is applied it is difficult to
Lots more information will become available as more and more people
wonderful and creative journey into wax art.
Wax can also be applied directly onto the glass surface, after which the painting surfaces can be dragged through this and coated to create almost instant landscape and fantasy backgrounds. So many possibilities So even though this is a big investment to make it is no more than an easel or a sewing machine, and that is a fair sort of comparison.
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