Cold Wax 

So the first thing to make very clear is that Cold Wax should not be confused with Encaustic Wax, the processes to create the mediums and apply them are quite different. Cold wax medium is a mixture of wax in a solvent; some brands have added resins It is a semi-solid paste and requires no heat to apply or fuse layers. As a comparison, encaustic works use heat to melt and fuse wax. Check out my blog article if you wish to understand the processes in more detail.