Encaustic paintings that glow or light up

Effloresence

12" x 12" cradle board with handmade paper affixed with PVA glue. Orange glow powder was added to the encaustic medium and painted onto handmade paper. An 8" x 8" board is attached using Chicago screws. Neon guache and watercolor were used to paint the cactus flower. Encaustic paint frames the drawing and a thin coat of XD encaustic medium protects the painting. The neon guache is UV reactive and glows when exposed to UV (black) light.

Darkroom

12" x 16" cradle board with black handmade paper affixed with PVA glue. Black encaustic paint was applied to the background. Black and white giclee prints of the Green River in Utah were dipped in XD encaustic medium and applied to the board. Clear acrylic rods are wrapped in red wire and touch the red LED allowing the light to travel through the rods and project unto the wall.

Rosette

9" x 12" cradle board with textured and painted handmade paper.  A succulent is painted using neon gouache on a 5" x 7" board. The neon gouache is UV reactive and glows when exposed to a black light.

In the deep

12' x 12" cradle board with encaustic painted handmade paper. LED lights are touching acrylic rods wrapped in teal green wire. Light projects through rods and holes in center paper form.

Nefertiti

12" x 16" cradle board with black encaustic paint on black handmade paper. There are 5 light sources on this painting, four red in each corner and multiple blue LEDs under the center form. Glass scarabs with orange wire are in place on the central form.

Sacred Geometry-Fire

10" x 10" cradle board with textured encaustic paint. In the center, is a wooden geometric shape filled with glowing aqua encaustic medium. Paper spirals are on the top and bottom.

Sea pearls

12" x 12" cradle board with watercolor background. Sea glass and tiny pearls are on top and bottom. The central-formed paper shape is painted with cold wax and encaustic medium coats the whole shape. Holes are put into paper to allow light to shine through. The off-on switch is integrated into the artwork and can be seen on the right hand side.

Space Junk

20" x 16" cradle board with encaustic paint, and iridescent powders. Marks are made into the wax using pottery tools. A wavy plastic shape is wrapped in wire and an orange LED is placed behind the shape. The on-off switch is integrated into the painting, bottom right.

Sacred Geometry - Water

10" x 10" cradle board with handmade paper, watercolor, metallic gouache,  encaustic medium. The central geometric shape is painted and aqua glow powder in encaustic medium is applied around the figure. In a dark room the glow powder is almost cloud like.