work on paper

work on paper
New Mexico Blues, dyptich, 36" x96"

ALL ABOUT ENCAUSTIC . JUNE 22,23,24, 2018


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.   


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Three Day workshop Fee: $485 includes most materials

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