Curious about Encaustic? ~ with Janet Bartlett-Goodman
Encaustic is a mixture of bees wax, demar resin and pigment which is heated and applied to a substrate. It is then reheated and each layer is fused to the one below.
This class is designed to give students a through knowledge of the encaustic medium. In this hands-on class, you will explore the rich luminous beauty and versatility of encaustic painting. We will focus on equipment, tools and safety considerations.
We will explore a vast variety of contemporary and traditional techniques including how to create texture and line, collage elements, incorporate photographs, encaustic on paper and learn how to set up your own encaustic studio.
Take your work to new dimensions!
This class is for people who are new to encaustic as well as those with experience.
Class size is limited to 8 participants.
Materials fee: $85
All materials included. Students encouraged to bring some of their own images- photocopies of photos, or xerox copies for transfers