DAY 1: March 14, 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: March 15, 9 a.m. to 12:00 —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:
Angela Casagrande is an artist and photography instructor at Sacramento City College and Sierra College. She lives and works in Sacramento, California and was a recipient of the 2015 Julia Margaret Cameron Award. She has exhibited in solo exhibitions at Axis Gallery in Sacramento, California. Her group exhibitions include The Women’s Show at South x Southeast Photogallery in Molena, Georgia and Of Memory, Bone and Myth at the Colonel Eugene Myers Gallery of Art, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota. Her work is in the public collection at Colonel Eugene Myers Gallery of Art. She received her MFA in 2018 from the Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine.