Class Description: This three day workshop is designed to prepare the student with everything needed to begin an independent exploration of this fascinating medium. Students will receive a thorough grounding in the basics of encaustic through demonstrations, hands on materials and extensive handouts. We will address safe studio practices, tools and equipment, and basic approaches to wax painting. Students will explore a variety of media and techniques for adding a mark-making language to their work. Time will be spent in discussing correct storage of encaustic work along with packaging and shipping. Students can expect to take home several small completed paintings.
Co-sponsored by R&F Paint, student will receive almost $100 in medium, paint, and pigment sticks. This class is open to all levels.