About the Book
and Application of Wax. Use Oils, Acrylic Underpainting, and Mixed Media to further explore versatility. Try various types of palette knives, brushes and other materials to enhance your paintings appearance and texture. Includes Step by Step Instruction on How to Paint Portraits, Figures, Landscapes, Still Life and Abstraction. Bonus Chapters on Color Theory, Mixing Paints, Studio Set Up, Safety Tips, Stretching Canvas, and Photo Transfers! Book includes Large Color Pictures of Paintings and Step by Step Exercises for the Beginner to Advanced. A Necessary Book for Anyone Wanting to Learn about Encaustics, Cold Wax and its properties in painting.
Georgetta graduated from the School of Visual Arts and Fordham University with degrees in Science, Education and Fine Arts. She is a professional artist, professor, author and international travel guide. She is the founder and director of the ART - POLI Painting On Location International® program with art and humanities classes, offered in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and South America. She currently teaches art in Seattle and Europe. Her paintings have been exhibited worldwide and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; She is internationally represented by the Saatchi Gallery, other collections are in the Muse Foundation in NYC. Her works are on file at The Women Museum of Arts. Her Renaissance style paintings are in Basilicas in Florence and Venice, Italy. To date, Georgetta is writing her 16th book and opening another program in Europe. She just released her own line of acrylic and watercolor paints. http://learnatcentral.org/about/teachers/georgetta-gancarz/