From the moment we walk into Lotus Studio, we have developed the habit of stopping and studying yesterday's work. From that moment, fun discussions and slight changes in direction seem to constantly pop up. Our work is our passion.
                                                     Susan Russell Hall & Terry Rishel

The word encaustic comes from the Greek word "to burn in." Encaustic artwork is beeswax-based and because wax is an excellent preservative of materials, it was actually first used in 5th Century B.C. The surfaces of our artwork have a that resembles polished stone, cracked pottery, or ethereal space.