Frequently Asked Questions:
Is this an original painting?
Yes, this painting is an original encaustic wax painting created by me, Donna McGee and it contains my signature on the back.
Is the painting ready to hang?
Yes, the painting is presented in a white wooden frame with double mount and has a chord on the back making it ready to hang. All you need is the picture hook on the wall for placement.
What are the measurements of the painting?
The measurements of the painting are 12 x 12 inches on hard board. Overall size 19 x 19 inches including the frame.
What is encaustics?
Encaustic is a Greek word meaning “to heat or burn in” (enkaustikos). Heat is used throughout the process, from melting the beeswax and varnish to fusing the layers of wax. Encaustic consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap).
What are the care instructions?
This encaustic painting needs to breathe and if the surface looks in any way dull, it can be buffed up with a soft material e.g nylon stockings, and this will bring up a shine to the surface.
They are suited to outdoors.
Keep away from direct heat.