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Encaustics: Painting with Texture in Hot Wax

Saturday, December 5 / 10 am – 4 pm

Encaustic is a wildly different way to paint. Tins of hot colored wax are heated on a griddle and cool as you paint. The durability of the medium allows you to stencil and build texture as you paint and scrape back down through your layers. This class will focus on using stencils and accretion to build texture in your painting and then scraping to add lines and structure to the piece. Students will complete 3-4 small pieces, abstract or representational. If you are interested in encaustic this is a great introduction. Materials included with registration. Please bring any scraping tools you already own (there will be a shared supply available for class use).

Instructor: Jessica Weems
Ages: 15 and Up / All Levels

Mixed Media
December 5, 2015 10 am – 4 pm
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