1. Shellac Safety Information VOD

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    Burning shellac requires a few precautions which I'll mention here, and also requires the use of a torch which I'll teach you how to use in a lesson you can purchase. I emphasize both creativity and…

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    • Encaustic & Shellac - Trailer VOD

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      This is a resist you paint onto warm wax then super heat until it cracks, leaving an elegant organic finish that would be impossible to paint by hand. This requires the use of a torch so if you…

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      • Shellac Over a Color Base VOD

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        I discovered this technique at random and I was really surprised at how cool it looks. It's my new favorite way to use shellac, making it simple and easy to use in a delightfully spontaneous way!

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        • Shellac & Texture VOD

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          Want some texture with that? Get differing effects in your shellac application, and often more control, depending on when you add texture in the process.

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          • Mixing Shellac in Custom Colors VOD

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            Why stop at amber shellac? Learn to mix your own custom colors of shellac to create any effect you want including a stunning metallic crackle finish!

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            • Sealing or Removing Shellac VOD

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              Sealing your patterns is an essential step in the process to ensure your shellac is protected, but you can also remove any parts you don't like. Burying the patterns can also create lots of depth…

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              • Easy Amber Shellac VOD

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                Working with shellac on wax creates stunningly beautiful patterns, but many artists are a little afraid of it. I'll show you how to burn your shellac safely and gain control over what the pattern…

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                • Fusing with Torches VOD

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                  Don't be afraid of your torch! I'll demonstrate three of my favorite torches for you, discussing techniques and safety as well as why you might want to choose one type over another. After this you'll…

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                  • Choosing a Panel/Basic Encaustic Materials VOD

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                    Please enjoy this free video to help you get started working with encaustic. I'll talk about panel options and explain the basic materials used in encaustic painting.

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                    • COLLAGE: Preparing the Surface VOD

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                      Here's the scoop on how I start every painting, no matter what type of panel I'm using, and why this simple step will save you time and money.

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