noun. a paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax; it is fixed with heat after application.
Sentences with encaustic
This method is highly recommended if you want to add pigments to the wax to color it for candles, encaustic painting or crayon making, as you can use several cans for different colors.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Do not gesso the canvas, as the encaustic will not stick to it.