New Encaustic Classes for 2015 November 29 2014, 0 Comments

Be sure and mark your calendar for the following dates:

 

Jan 17 Class @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic:  1 Day Hot Plate as a Palette - Painting on Wood Panel

You will learn the basics of hot plate safety, studio set up, melting wax, laying down and fusing wax layers with a heat gun.
8 student maximum - $80 

 

Feb 21 @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic:  Encaustic and Mixed Media Dream Book

We will take the basics of working with encaustic and mixed media and create lovely multi-page dream books.
8 student maximum - $80

 

March 21 @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic: The Iron

Please join me for an introductory course where you will learn the basics of working with the encaustic iron. We will cover safety, set up, and the basic iron techniques (smoothing, lifting, edge strokes and drawing). Time permitting, we also will exploring different types of paper. Everyone will go home with a completed painting.

8 student maximum - $70

 

April 18 @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic:  

Different Papers & Collage Using the Iron

Please join me for this fun workshop where you will learn the basics of working with the encaustic iron while painting on different papers and learning how to collage using the iron. We will cover safety, set up, and will work with different papers to expand the creative exploration and create lovely collages.

8 student maximum - $70

 

May 14-18 Exploring Encaustic with Bethany @ Shatford Centre

5 days of encaustic instruction

Click the link above for more info & to register

The fee for the whole week is $400 + $80 supply fee*
*Students who take the whole week get a free box of wax (your choice of Starter, Vivid or Expanding)

 

May 23 @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic:  Mixed Media with Encaustic on Wood Panel

You will learn the basics of hot plate safety, studio set up, laying down and fusing wax layers with a heat gun.  We will explore using mixed media techniques with your encaustic paintings using transfers, Pan Pastels, oil sticks, and other embellishments.
8 student maximum - $80

 

June 20 TBD @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic:  Creating Texture - Painting on Wood Panel

You will learn the basics of hot plate safety, studio set up, and creating texture with encaustic through building up wax layers, incising, scraping and embedding.  We will also use the stylus to create texture.
8 student maximum - $80

 

July 18 @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic: Exploring Colour

You will learn the basics of hot plate safety, studio set up, and creating a colour wheel, colour charts, and learning to paint using a limited colour palette. 

8 student maximum - $80

 

August 15 @ Leir House 

Exploring Encaustic: Image Transfers & More!

You will learn the basics of hot plate safety, studio set up, and creating encaustic paintings using a variety of image transfer techniques.

8 student maximum - $80

 

Sep 19 @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic: Preparing Your Substrate

You will learn the basics of hot plate safety, studio set up, and learn a variety of ways to prepare your substrate for painting with encaustic.

8 student maximum - $80

 

 

Oct 17 @ Leir House Class TDB

 

Nov 21 @ Leir House

Exploring Encaustic:  Encaustic and Mixed Media Dream Book

We will take the basics of working with encaustic and mixed media and create lovely multi-page dream books.
8 student maximum - $80

 

Dec 19 @ Leir House (to be confirmed)

Exploring Encaustic: Christmas Cards with Bethany & Shirley J