One on one instruction is what I enjoy the most. If you have an interest in encaustics, on any level, if you are new to the medium or have obstacles to overcome, a private workshop is the answer. Private workshops in my Fox Mountain studio near Fox, Arkansas are limited to 2 participants, studio time is limited to 4 participants in order to ensure each student will receive the individual time and attention they deserve.
HALF-DAY . . . INTRODUCTION TO ENCAUSTIC WORKSHOP
Will introduce the basics of layering and the use of heated tools used to fuse wax. Students will be able to try their hand at basic encaustic collage. Various methods of wax application will be demonstrated. 3-1/2 hour session is $125.00. Class restricted to 1-2 students.
FULL DAY . . . INTRODUCTION TO ENCAUSTIC WORKSHOP
Includes a brief history of the medium, explanation of the materials used in encaustic as well as the tools, such as irons, blow torches and heat guns. Participants will learn how to prepare substrate, how to layer wax to create different surfaces, to incorporate papers, ephemera and photos as well as using various other mediums to fill gouges or accent work and how to fuse, when to fuse the layers. 6 hour workshop is $200.00. Class is restricted to 1-2 students.
TWO DAY . . . INTENSIVE ENCAUSTIC WORKSHOP
For those that have a serious interest in learning more encaustic possibilities. The use of heated stylus tools and various tips will be demonstrated. Students will explore the use of powder glazes, oil sticks, alternate pigments, masking, grids, ink and gold leaf as well as the transfer of images and collage ephemera. This workshop is designed to help draw out and enhance the creative voice of the artist within and is limited to two students allowing for lots of one-on-one experience. 2 day workshop is $350.00. Class is restricted to 1-2 students.
For previous students. No instruction provided, just watch and learn new hints, tips and tricks as we work together, exploring and experimenting with new techniques or enhancing old ones. Inspiring innovation in the process and fueling creativity. Substrates provided, bring your favorite wax mediums. 3-6 hours of studio time is $15.00 per hour. Limited to 4 participants