Class Levels: Beginner--Intermediate, this class may be repeated by those who wish to further enhance their study fundamental encaustic techniques.
To participate register by January 11th, 2017.
At Glendale Community College Caryl St Ama will guide students through an introduction to working with R&F Encaustic. Our 3 Day Comprehensive workshop provides students an immersive experience with a solid base in techniques and best practices for using wax. Throughout the 3 days, she encourages your creative development in painting, layering, mark making and mixed media work. Following a historic overview of encaustic, Caryl introduces current approaches to studio setup, tools and health and safety. With a strong emphasis on approaching wax as a painting media, students become familiar and comfortable with brushwork, fusing, and layering. This class examines specific characteristics that make wax a unique material to work with including opacity, temperature, adhesion, and texture. Encaustic is adaptable to other media and artistic process, additional techniques we explore include collage, printmaking, image transfer, and combining oil and wax. After each demonstration participants have time to work for hands on with the wax and explore each technique at your own pace following an individual direction. There will be ample opportunities to ask the instructor questions on additional topics of interest. Artists working in any print or painting media will find this workshop an exciting opportunity to grow their visual vocabulary with wax. For more information on the techniques covered click on the title above.
: Glendale College (CA)
: Caryl St Ama
: Friday, 10 Feb 2017 - Sunday, 12 Feb 2017Time:
10:00 PM - 05:00 PM