Luc Bernard is active/lives in British Columbia, Ontario / Canada. Luc Bernard is known for encaustic landscape painting.
Biography Luc Bernard
"Encaustic painting is an ancient medium in which pigment is applied in
layers of melted wax. It can be a floating veil, gauzy and satin
smooth, or, it can be something infinitely more primal, ropey as a lava
flow — just as it is in my landscape images.
I create with a
mantle of encaustic so thick that it takes on the quality of sculpture,
as if the landscapes have only just erupted, half molten from the
earth's core and are even now solidifying in thick, swirling eddies.
You feel tectonic forces at work, in these corroded landscapes of
iodine and angry orange — forest vistas abraded to the point of
erasure, glowering with pin pricks of colour where some older, hotter
intention shows throu
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