DAY 1: Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.—Overview, lecture and demonstration
During the first class, Angela Casagrande will demonstrate the basics of painting with the molten wax, fusing, mark making and collage techniques.
DAY 2: Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 12 noon—Hands on creation of your own encaustic piece
On day two, the use of encaustics with a photographic image will be introduced, care and handling of the finished piece will be reviewed, as well as answering questions regarding the encaustic process.
PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS:
(Please note: there is a $20 materials fee which has been added to the tuition. Angela will supply the wax and wood panel for your work of art.)
Please bring two 5”x7” photographs to work with so the glue on the wood panel has time to dry overnight.
Matt finishes work best but students are encouraged to experiment with glossy or luster surfaces.
Please bring the following items which will be used to complete your art piece: