Magazine Paper transfer onto Wax

I have tons of fashion magazine at the house. I was a 7th Ave. Fashion Designer and a Retail Executive for a famous department store, and I admit that I LUV FASHION.  I grew up in the “garment center” and yes I am what you would call an original “Garmento”.   I had my dream and career and now I can focus on other things, like art.  But I still cannot resist going through all the glossy magazines and looking at all those red bottom shoes.

So what do I do with all the magazines. Recycle them into my artwork. Since I do not like images in my work, but I like mosaic, patterns and colors.

This video will show you how to use glossy magazines and transfer the color into encaustic wax.

How to transfer magazine paper onto wax
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One thought on “Magazine Paper transfer onto Wax

  1. This is great!
    Can you use this same technique with a colored laser printer photocopy?
    AND
    If you were to do a second transfer over the first using the magazine technique you showed, would I need to add a wax separation layer between the two?

    I was an interior designer and similarly have a huge stash of color samples from design magazines!

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