Wath is Encaustic...
The word encaustic originates from the Greek word enkaustikos which means to burn in, and this element of heat is necessary for a painting to be called encaustic.
Encaustic painting, also know as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added.
Preferably I paint with Kussmaul colors that are hand-poured with special positive astrological aspects, that ancient knowledge in alchemy.
These colors have their own own explanatory power, a high-quality energy sources, quite apart from their specific intensity in color and brightness.
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