ALL ABOUT ENCAUSTIC is three day workshop suitable for artists new to encaustic as well as those with experience who want to hone their skills, and learn a variety of new techniques.
The workshop will cover all the basics, including information about
how to make paint,about the commercial paints and their applications, about supports, grounds and techniques: paint application, fusing, glazing, inscribing and mixed media approaches.safety, materials,demos of applying paint, fusing, How to get that smooth surface!
glazing with encaustic: it's really about color theory
Introducing mixed media, add your favorites
those wonderful alcohol based inks, great on wax
image transfer, and incorporating the image
working with pigment for special effects
creating several kinds of lines, and texture. Pigment sticks, encised line, drawn line with a variety of tools
We will emphasize how these techniques can be developed to create a unique encaustic language
The small pour on panels
The emphasis, as always, will be on your creative development i.e.:ON YOUR PAINTING! As always, my goal is to help you achieve your aims in this wonderful medium. It is open to artists at all levels.
At a recent workshop
Three Day workshop Fee: $485 includes most materials