Cloth Paper Scissors, September/October 2017
The September/October 2017 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors has been dedicated to encaustic, with plenty of articles and art to educate and inspire. Julie Snidle’s primer covers the tools, preparation, and precautions, and helps you set up your studio for encaustic. Talliesen’s encaustic carving technique is perfect for newbies, but also for those who want to hone their skills. Create depth and dimension with stencils with Mary Beth Shaw’s encaustic techniques. Cathy Nichols shows how to incorporate collage papers, sgraffito, and drawing to create a stunning encaustic piece. You can also get a great faux-encaustic look with Sandra Duran Wilson’s technique, using acrylic paints and mediums. Also in this issue, Brooke Albrecht stitches her journal pages decorated with folk art-inspired drawings; Julie Haymaker Thompson helps you rediscover shrink plastic with a stunning necklace and the results are in from the Mixed-Media Weaving reader challenge. This inspiring issue has something for every taste!