Saturday, November 13, 2021

Encaustic & Paper Collage

Encaustic & Paper Collage

Encaustic & Paper Collage

Explore the fascinating unbounded rich medium of encaustic! Create luminous encaustic bound collages with an expert guide. Add in paper shapes or strips, solid or printed tissue, hair, or thread. Learn how to use lightweight porous papers as a base and how to bond your collage to soft support. Discover encaustic paints, image transfers, and post-collage sewing. Walk away with a self-generated resource guide and a beautifully finished piece!

Meets: (2) days Saturday & Sunday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (6-hour duration) (1-hour lunch break will be scheduled each day)
Dates: Nov. 13 & 14 in 2021
Location: Private Studio in Tucson, Arizona 85719, (Directions will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first day of class)

Instructor: Sherrie Posternak
Format: Demonstration, lecture, & one-on-one instruction provided during hands-on practice.
Level: Beginner to Intermediate, all levels are welcome!

Medium: Encaustic
Technique: Specific to encaustic, using mixed media & collage, bonding to soft supports, post-collage sewing as both a linear element or as an attachment to other mediums.
Materials: Please wear closed-toed shoes and an apron, while working in the studio. Includes the use of all encaustic equipment, tools, & consumable materials. Bring notepaper, pen, pencil, or something to take notes on, several different sized hand-sewing needles, including one large enough for upholstery thread or waxed polyester, a pair of scissors, an X-Acto knife with a sharp blade, and any extra lightweight papers or tissues that you’d like to use.

Participant's Work & Demo

Participants at Work

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