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ELEANOR CROOK

Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking

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WAX PAINTING COURSE ONLINE - STARTING 11TH JULY 2024

My new online course for @morbidanatomy - A course in the uses of wax in painting - hot encaustic, water soluble encaustic, cold wax medium in oil and wax panel bas relief. Lots of underused and fascinating techniques, taught online. Benefit from my many years' experience working with waxes! Here is the booking page and more info :

Image: Silenus wall painting from Pompeii in water soluble encaustic, photo by Spephen Chappell (@Chapps, on X )

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ORIGINAL PAINTINGS FOR SALE IN WEBSTORE

For upcoming events, new work, studio chats

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ARTIST PROFILE

Eleanor Crook is an artist with a special interest in anatomy, archaeology and mortality.  She trained in London in the 1990s at Central St Martins and the Royal Academy Schools and works   internationally, exhibiting fine art and specialising in  wax modelling and bronze sculpture.  She is artist in residence at the Gordon Museum of Pathology London.


Her sculptures are in a number of public collections including the Science Museum London,  the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Gordon Museum, Kings College London, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the Vrolik Museum Amsterdam, the Anatomy and Pathology museums of Padua and of Careggi in Florence. She works as a specialist in historical wax anatomical models with the collections of the Gordon,  Ghent University and  Vrolik Museums and the Anatomical Museum of Cagliari, Sardinia.

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TODAY I'M WORKING ON....

Testing loads of new materials for my wax painting class! Pigments, supports, mediums, textures, effects...a world of possibilities in encaustic.

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