work on paper

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


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, 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

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