Modern Encaustic reviews Cuní Paints

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We do always enjoy Madrid based Modern Encaustic’s brilliant blog. This time they’ve written about our watersoluble encaustic, so we thought we’d share this with you: “If you never had the experience of slowly sliding your best brush on a perfectly smooth wax surface, definitely you have to try it. It is an incomparable experience.…

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Christy Harris – An Inspiration

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If there ever was a passionate voice that makes us want to pick up a paint brush, it must be the voice of Christy Harris. Based in Australia and relatively new to painting, she is so incredibly passionate, refreshing and self-deprecatingly funny that we just have to share her story with you. This is Christy…

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Jabeen Ghauri

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We will continue our trend to write about some of the outstanding artists that have joined us in our club. One of the latest is Surrey based Jabeen Ghauri. In her own words: “My work is influenced by my life in East Africa and my love of the outdoors. I am attracted to light in…

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Jane Tan

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One of the most recent artists to join our fan club of Cuní’s water soluble encaustics is the fabulous Jane Tan. A visual artist based in Auckland, New Zealand, she specialises in beautifully delicate mixed media abstracts. Describing herself as an artist of inquisitive nature, she loves to experiment with medium and materials. In her…

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Debbie Field joins the Club

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We are delighted to report that the fabulous South African artist Debbie Field has joined the club of fans of Cuní Colours. Not only has she send us two pieces to share with you, she also told us about her painting experience: ‘I have also combined them a little bit with oil sticks, and with…

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Ken Raffe

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We haven’t shown you artwork of one of our favourite artists Down Under for a long time. Ken Raffe has been one of the first artists to fall in love with Cuní’s water soluble encaustic and has ever since been producing stunning pieces with it. Ken was educated at Ealing School of Art here in…

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Jasper Johns and Cuní’s water soluble Encaustic

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We are super excited that legendary American painter Jasper Johns has been using Cuní’s water soluble encaustic for some of the pieces of a recent retrospective exhibition of his art in Houston. Presented to inaugurate the Menil Drawing Institute’s new building, The Condition of Being Here: Drawings by Jasper Johns followed how both chronology and…

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This should shake the Art World

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A really interesting article has been published in the Heritage Science Journal. José Cuní has fought relentlessly since the 70s to prove that most ancient Roman murals have been falsely classified as frescos when indeed they were painted with water solube encaustic. After having his finding validated only 4 years ago by the Royal Society…

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Yen-Ching Lu

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We have just received photos of Chinese artist Yen-Ching Lu’s very successful solo show ‘Wonderful Time’ at the art center of the prestigious Tsinghua University in Taiwan. Yen-Ching Lu, Professor Emeritus in Fine Art at Hsinchu University, specializes in screen-print and aquarelle techniques of the Far East. For the pieces shown she mixed her own…

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January Colour Boost

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To brighten up this rather gloomy January (it’s currently really grey here) and inject some colour into the world we have decided to give a 10% discount on all our Cuní Colour range until the end of the month. Just use the coupon code ‘January Colours’ on our website at checkout and get your 10%…

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