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Encaustics 101 Workshop

Learn the ancient technique of encaustic painting!

Adult Programs

Sat, November 16 / 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Learn the art of Encaustics in this beginner workshop! We will cover the following:
  • Tools and safety
  • A brief history of Encaustics
  • How to set up and easy and inexpensive Encaustic space
  • Basic skills: fusing and layering wax
  • Extra Techniques: collage, adding images and mixed media, incising the wax
Students will leave with
  • 4 completed projects
  • Having confidence and knowledge in this ancient and luminous medium
  • Packet of written material
  • Comprehensive Resource List
Ephemera List for Students  (this will make your work personal)
  • Any small doo-dahs you would like to try including in a piece
  • Papers: old dictionary pages, children’s books, sheet music, maps, technical diagrams, maps etc – Not cardstock or glossy magazine pages
  • Fabric, netting, lace, decorative paper napkins, etc.
  • Ink jet copies of photos – black/white or color (not original photos)
We’ll be working in a 4” x 4” to 8” x 8” format, so you can plan your images accordingly.

Date & Time

Sat, November 16 / 10:00 am - 2:30 pm


Blue Line Arts
405 Vernon Street #100, Roseville, CA 95678
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