Encaustic Photo Painting


Penny Treese
Ages 16 yrs. old – adult
Monday, February 1
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Cost: $95 (CAC member $90)

Registration deadline Jan. 25 for instructor to receive and print photos prior to workshop. Learn the ancient art of encaustic painting, an art of melting waxes of all colors and experimenting with wax’s unlimited textures. Explore several techniques using pigmented wax and a blow torch to fuse layers to birch panels. In this workshop you will learn how to apply encaustics to photographic prints. Demo techniques will teach how to adhere prints to panels, then preserving and enhancing images with wax. You will also learn how to embed found objects in your final work. Safety and specialty equipment will be covered. Materials provided, minus the Material fee of 8×10 birch panels. 8×10 birch panels available for purchase on day of class $12 each.

Registrations and cancellations must be made by the end of the previous business day to be applicable for a full refund or reschedule.