FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is this an original painting? Jewel of the Sea
Yes, this painting is an original encaustic painting made from beeswax and created by me, Donna McGee.
Is it signed?
It contains my signature on the back of the frame.
Is the painting ready to hang?
Yes, the painting is presented in a white contemporary wooden frame 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 7″ x 7″ and overall measurement is 10″ x 10″ which includes 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.
This will bring up a shine to the surface.
They are suited to outdoors.
Keep away from direct heat.