Encaustic Beginner Workshops

April 8th and 9th, 2017

10:00am - 4:00pm

Tracys Studio in Glamorgan

$265.00 including GST    

This intensive two day encaustic workshop is designed to cover the basic principles of encaustic techniques. Once an artist understands the fundamentals of heating and manipulating surfaces, there are limitless possibilities to the versatility of encaustic painting.
This hands on workshop will focus on a vast variety encaustic techniques as well as Tracy’s own unique approach to the art of painting with beeswax. Step-by-step instructions on how to build, fuse, colour, texture, carve and more. No painting or drawing experience is necessary. The only thing you need to bring your creative self. All materials and lunch on Saturday is included. Once, the ancient medium of the Greeks 2500 years ago, Encaustic Painting has experienced a resurgence in the last few years. The possibilities for luminous colour, variety of texture, and depth are truly limitless.
Topics Covered:
Studio Safety
Properties of pigments and wax mediums
Making your own clear medium
Colouring techniques
Basic requirements of supports
Texturing techniques College
Image Transfer
Mixed Media techniques
Workshops run from 10:00am – 4:00pm All materials are included. A non-refundable deposit of $75.00 is required to hold a spot
Location - Tracy's studio in Glamorgan