Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 26-27-28 , 2012, - Enroll for 1 - 2 - or 3 all three sessions!
Learn and explore the fascinating process of encaustic painting, a medium that uses hot pigmented wax and a heat gun to create lush, deep and luminous images on panels. The word "encaustic" is derived from the Greek "encaustikos" which means "to burn. Pigmented beeswax is heated and fused onto a flat surface and images are created by various techniques such as incising, embedding, photo transfer, and much more.
Day 1 Friday 10 am - 3 pm. No previous experience is required. Relax and observe then try a small sample or two. You will learn the history, resources, materials and process of encaustic painting. Demonstrations and hands on experimenting will be part of the day, along with a free lunch. All materials are included.
Day 2 Saturday 10 am - 3 pm . We will set up individual stations including a hot box palette, waxes, heat guns and supplemental materials (all provided). Students will work on 3 boards throughout the day. An extra supply list will be emailed previous to the class.
Day 3 Sunday 10 am - 3 pm. Will involve all aspects and variations that the encaustic process can include, from embedding photos, metal enhancements, collage, pigment sticks and more. Experience necessary (or Day 1 or 2 required) as we will work to translate individual ideas into encaustic images. Encaustic monoprinting and non-conventional surfaces will be offered. Some optional additional materials available for purchase from the teacher.
Enroll for 1 Day = $110, enroll for 2 Days = $198, enroll for all 3 Days = $297
Limited to 5 students per session with preference given to anyone signed up for more than one, come and enjoy this beautiful new studio setting on overlooking the ocean at Waterman's Beach. Be inspired to create with an expert who is eager to turn you on to the fascinating world of encaustic painting.
Call Sandy Weisman at 596-7624 to enroll or email email@example.com