R & F - Encaustic - Starter Kit - R and F Encaustic Starter Set is a kit that makes starting with encaustics easy. R and F Encaustic Paints are a versatile paint for fine artists, R and F Encaustics are composed of beeswax, damar resin and pigments. In a molten state, R and F Encaustic is applied to an absorbent ground and then fused, or re-melted, to acheive a range of effects, from glass-like smoothness to rich, impasto-like textures. R and F Encaustic Paint is luminous, has good undertone, and is excellent for glazing. Beautiful interplay of tones comes through in laying on a stroke of paint.
This R and F Starter Kit includes five 40 ml (1.4 oz) encaustic blocks: Titanium White, Indian Yellow, Quinacridone Red, Chromium Oxide Green, and Ultramarine Blue. The set also includes a 0.25 lb (4 oz) encaustic medium, a 0.25 lb (4 oz) soy wax, 2 - 1 inch Hake brushes, 2 rectangular palette cups, a basic instruction manual, the R and F color chart, 2 flat Encausticbords, 5 + 7 inch (13 cm + 18 cm), and a cradled Ampersand Encausticbord, 8 + 10 inch (20 cm + 25 cm).