Caryl St Ama will guide students through an introduction to working with R&F Encaustic paint and pigment sticks. The 2-Day workshop provides students an immersive experience with a solid base in techniques and best practices for using wax. Throughout the two days, she encourages your creative development in painting, layering, mark making and mixed media work.
Following a historic overview of encaustic, Caryl introduces current approaches to studio setup, tools and health and safety. With a strong emphasis on approaching wax as a painting media, students become familiar and comfortable with brushwork, fusing, and layering. This class examines specific characteristics that make wax a unique material to work with including opacity, temperature, adhesion, and texture.
Encaustic is adaptable to other media and artistic process, additional techniques we explore include image transfer, and combining oil and wax. After each demonstration participants have time to work hands-on with the wax and explore each technique at your own pace following an individual direction. Artists working in any painting media will find this workshop an exciting opportunity to grow their visual vocabulary with wax.
Cost $275. per person – Includes all materials and a light lunch.
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