SUNDAY July 31

Introduction to Encaustic Painting

BINDERS ART SUPPLY, Buckhead Atlanta
Limit: 9 students
The foundations of encaustic painting will be taught.  Overview of how to set-up a studio, equipment need, wood substrates, materials, and resources.  We will cover health and safety issues while using various techniques during encaustic painting.  Students will learn to work with blow torches, how it affects the wax on a board surface, creating rich textures, layering with wax, using masking techniques to create shapes, utilizing the inherent translucency of wax to create depth and interest. Techniques explored: fusing layers, using fire to move and merge colors, layering wax, building textures, creating unique textures, appreciating the movement of wax, masking to make unique shapes.

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