Encaustic Instruction

If you are interested in a private session at my studio, please message me through my contact page.  

Beginner’s Encaustic – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  $90.00 CAD.  Includes all supplies and handouts.

  • Brief History of Encaustic
  • Overview of encaustic – wax, damar, mediums, paints, tools
  • Safety – melting temperatures, pigments, heated tools, ventilation
  • Substrates – cards, paper, panels
  • Project 1 – Encaustic Cards
  • Project 2 – Birch Trees on 6×6″ Panel

Sample Images

 

 

 

 

 

Techniques covered:

  • panel preparation
  • fusing
  • painting
  • smoothing
  • scraping
  • air bubbles
  • accretion
  • incising
  • glazing