“Encaustic + Mixed Media Explorations”

with Instructor ERNA dE VRIE

This workshop will provide opportunity for both beginner and experienced participants to develop skills and techniques in wax while unleashing creativity.

Preliminary information includes: history of encaustics, safety, materials, equipment, followed by demonstrations of: melting/fusing, colour application, texturing, incising, layering, collage and image transfers. Participants will be able to experiment with techniques of their choice creating unique mono prints using Japanese papers and paintings on blocks and cradled birch panels. All materials will be provided with access to pharmaceutical grade bees wax, pigments, pan pastels, collage materials, stencils, image transfers and more.

Join us as we venture into the exciting and versatile world of wax.