A versatile paint for fine artists, R&F Encaustics are composed of beeswax, damar resin and pigments. In a molten state, it is applied to an absorbent ground and then fused, or re-melted, to acheive a range of effects, from glass-like smoothness to rich, impasto-like textures.By itself, has the look of crushed pearls. Can be mixed with transparent pigments like Ultramarines or Phthalos to make beautiful iridescent colors.
Avoid overheating this product. Wax will release toxic fumes when heated above the decomposition temperature. Addition of solvents to this product will release fumes which may be harmful when heated. Do not heat above 200°F (93°C). Use with ventilation.
Conforms to ASTM D-4236
Made in the USA
Keep out of reach of children