Beginners and those who want a refresher.
Encaustic is a luminous medium that is made up of molten beeswax,
pigment and resin. It can be smooth and shiny, textured and
three-dimensional all on the same painting. You will explore melting and
fusing, line and edge, collage and working with photos and texture. It
is ideal for working abstractly or in a more representational style.
Encaustic, once an ancient process, is now updated with new tools and
equipment. You will be given a small wooden panels (4x5”) for each of the
techniques demonstrated, and you can bring your own 9x12 inch boards
for larger work. Equipment, paint, medium, brushes and tools will be
provided by the instructor. This is a solvent free medium.
encaustic experience necessary.
Visual Art Center
1812 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220