Saturday, March 9, 2019

Intensive Introduction to Encaustic

Intensive Introduction to Encaustic

Intensive Introduction to Encaustic

Explore the fascinating unbounded medium of encaustic! If you’ve ever been curious, this two-day workshop will teach how to create luminous paintings, using heated, pigmented beeswax. Beginners to intermediates are welcome! Learn the process, recipes, equipment, and studio setup needed to practice with encaustic. Discover the history of this ancient medium and learn techniques that date back thousands of years.

Sherrie Posternak with her Encaustic Creations

Demonstrations will include texture, substrates, grounds surface techniques, collage, mixed media, and 3-D applications with plenty of individual one on one instruction. Use of all equipment, tools and some consumable materials will be included.

Meets: (2) Days on Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (1-hour lunch break each day)
Dates: Mar. 9 & 10 in 2019
Location: TPS Art Center (2447 N. Los Altos, Tucson, Arizona 85705)

Instructor: Sherrie Posternak
Format: Lecture & demonstration. Studio practice with individual feedback or one-on-one instruction will be provided. Maximum enrollment is 8.
Level: Absolute Beginner, Beginner, or Intermediate, all levels are welcome!

Medium: Encaustic
Technique: Texture, substrates, grounds surface, collage, mixed media, and 3-D applications
Materials: Class includes all use of encaustic equipment, tools, & all consumable materials. Bring notepaper, pen or pencil. Several images of your favorite artist's work, an image of any of your own favorite artwork (to share your artistic sensibility). Wear or bring an apron and closed-toed shoes to work in the studio.