Lisa Mertins’ Life Illustrated » encaustic

OC Register “Dark and Moody” Style

This is the result of my first attempt with encaustic technique. It’s a piece for the philanthropy special section of the Register today. I originally flipped over encaustic when I was in NorCal. I’ve had some more wood waiting for a spare moment so I can start some personal pieces. The newspaper reproduction was PERFECT! […]

Like A Mad Love Affair

I’ve canceled appointments, left deadlines unmet, kept my voice mailbox stuffed full and sort of dropped out. My friends are complaining and my kids are eating too many slapped together meals. Is it a secret boyfriend?? HA HA (that’s a joke!). No, it’s the ancient painting technique of encaustic that has me in a whirl. […]