Encaustic Painting Workshop (Adults)

Sunday 3rd Jul 2022
  • Workshops & Classes

Are you an art enthusiast wanting to discover a new versatile creative process?

Join Isabelle Gaborit for a day long introductory workshop of encaustic painting.

During the workshop, you will have an opportunity to discover the fascinating art of Encaustics, an ancient painting process using molten beeswax, resins and natural pigments.

You will be introduced to the basic techniques of encaustic painting, sharing its spontaneous virtues of working with texture and colours and its versatility with building up layers.

Subjects covered during the workshop:
Resources on safety, ventilation, correct, working temperatures and proper use of equipment
Appropriate supports and grounds, palette, brushes, colours and studio set up
Different ways to apply paint, fusing options
Mastering the enchanting Shellac burn technique
How to achieve a smooth/textured surface
Create your own colours and making your own medium
Incorporating mixed media techniques and embedding elements such as collage
Mark making and stencilling.

Always a very popular workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn easy and effective techniques, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere and create beautiful artworks to bring home.

Workshop duration: 10am-4pm.
All materials provided.
Early booking advised as spaces are limited.