Encaustic: Painterly Approaches in Wax with Giselle Gautreau

Encaustic: Painterly Approaches in Wax with Giselle Gautreau

150.00

In this workshop, students will be introduced to the unique properties of encaustic wax painting in combination with pan pastels and other media to create painterly effects.  Students will learn the materials, equipment, and safety considerations of working with encaustic.  They'll learn how to prepare a surface and fuse layers of wax.  They will learn how to incorporate layers of opaque and semi-transparent layers of encaustic paint in combination with pan pastels and pigment sticks to create unique painterly effects.  There will be instruction, demonstrations, and plenty of time to practice the techniques shown.  All materials will be provided and students will have the opportunity to practice on small panels.  Limited to 8 students.

AGE OF STUDENTS:  Mature teen to adult.  All levels welcome.

DATE:  Saturday, October 28th 10:00 - 4:00.

LOCATION:  Starnes Classroom, McGuffey Art Center

CONTACT:  gg@gisellegautreau.com

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