Encaustic Explorations levels I,II,III

Encaustic Level I: Introduction to the medium, brief history, safety concerns, the use of the heat gun, blow torch and iron as fusing tools, mixing colours, basic layering, priming and fusing, creating smooth/textured surfaces, incorporating collage, surface photo transfer, gouging and filling gouges with medium and oil paint. Date: Level I Tuesdays: March 24 & Tuesday March 31 Encaustic Level II: working with glazes of colour to increase transparencies, ironing techniques explored, working on boards covered with plaster, transfer papers (carbon, graphite, etc), masking off areas, gold foil, stencils, transferring colour photocopies, using chalks, water-based coloured pencils & pastels. Oil rubs, graphite rubs. Date: Level II Fridays: April 24 & May 8 Encaustic Level III: Intense vs. subtle colour layering, india ink on transparent papers, tips for difficult collage items, scraping at layers, metallic powders, ironing things in/out of wax, iron as a gouging tool, exploring various surfaces: drywall compound on wood, building foam, rusted metal, working with 3-D collage items. Creating a cracked plaster fresco panel. Fridays: May 15 & May 22 These workshops will appeal to photographers, painters and mixed media artists interested in discovering the incredible creative potential of this media. Level II and Level III classes require either Level I or Intro to Encaustics having been taken previously.

  • When: Fall 2014 October 24 - November 28
  • Where: The Coast Collective-3221 Heatherbell Road · Victoria, BC · V9C 1Y8
  • Price: $250. / 425. / 625. + ($40.00 Materials fee) plus GST
Encaustic Explorations levels I,II,III
Encaustic Explorations levels I,II,III
Encaustic Explorations levels I,II,III

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Register today. Call us at 250.391.5522 Cost for the one two day workshop is $250 or take two for $425. or all three for $625. ( plus taxes / some supplies provided) propane torches must be purchased plus some supplies. Initial supply fee of $40.00 for encaustic medium. ( additional medium available may be purchased from instructor).

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