Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully
April 21 - 23, 2023
$125 material fee
The team of Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully will get you acquainted with the fun and fundamentals of encaustic. Learn image and board preparation, encaustic application and presentation. Get inspired by the creative potential of encaustic using a wide variety of materials and techniques. The focus is on using photographic images. You will become familiar with the enhancement and coloring of encaustic imagery. Upon registering for the workshop, students will receive an email with instructions from Amanda and Kevin of a few small items to bring and image requirements. All printing will be done by Amanda and Kevin prior to the workshop so you are ready to go. The printing is included in the material fee.
Friday April 21 1pm to 5pm
History of encaustic and view examples of contemporary encaustic art using photography
Familiarizing students with all materials and supplies
How to prepare digital images for printing
Preparation of boards
Saturday April 22 9am to 5pm
Continuation of preparation of boards
Application of encaustic
Various techniques to add texture to wax
Dipping images printed on kozo paper
Hand coloring on print with colored pencils and watercolor
Sunday April 23 9am to 5pm
Continuation of hand coloring on print with colored pencils, watercolor and pan pastels
Hand coloring on wax with egg tempera and oils (tube paint, oil pastels, linseed oil, pan pastel)
Application of tissue paper image on waxed board
Instructions on how to print on tissue paper
Incising in the wax with various tools
Demonstration of application of cold wax
Finishing the sides of the boards and proper hanging techniques
Workshop size: 12 people
For your well-being
We require all guests be fully vaccinated before joining any event; face coverings are optional. We strongly recommend guests wear face coverings while on shared transportation.
We strongly encourage guests to purchase their own travel insurance, including medical
coverage, evacuation insurance, and trip cancellation or trip interruption coverage.
Once the workshop is called a “Go”, participants will receive a notification; at this time you
may book your travel accommodations
Withdrawal 60 days prior to the start date of your workshop - 100% refund minus a $30 service fee.
Withdrawal 30 prior to the start date of the workshop - 50% refund minus a $30 service fee.
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