FEBRUARY 5-26, EACH THURSDAY FROM 7-9 PM. $140.
Thoroughly explore the art of painting with fire and wax!
Week 1: Color Mixing, Smooth Works of Wax
Learn the basics of creating colorful palettes. Immediately start painting with encaustic wax. Using blow torches we will create beautiful undulating works of art.
Week 2: Texture, Carving, Turp Wash
Explore texture building techniques that give your paintings bold shapes and deep crevices of color. Using water, blow torches, pottery tools and accretion methods you will explore why painting with wax is so addictive.
Week 3: Photo & Collage Encaustic
Learn how to enhance your photograph or composition using encaustic painting techniques. We will also explore collage methods by adding bits of paper, beads or ephemera.
Week 4: Student’s Choice…create and critique (old and/or new pieces)
Have a special project? Just want to create a masterpiece? Want to explore a certain technique? This night brings it all together!