Tuesday, October 15th from 10-4pm
FEE: $120 includes paints and mediums
Learn to create the wax like look of encaustic painting with the durability of acrylics. Mimic the soft, luminous effects of beeswax by applying multiple layers of acrylic paints and gels layer upon layer. Cut and bury paper images and stenciled patterns deep below the surface and create lovely soft translucent layers over them. Become familiar with encaustic-like wax formulas, explore a variety of applications and create a whole new feeling in your artwork. Open to all levels of painting experience.
Bring to class: 3 – gessoed canvases or gessoed hardboard surfaces up to 9″ x 12” each, a variety of synthetic paintbrushes, palette for mixing paint on, a variety of palette knifes, water container, rags or paper towels, stencils, scissors, papers for collage and a hair dryer.