Getting Started with Encaustics

Encaustic painting is using melted & pigmented beeswax to create exciting, luminous paintings. If you have ever been curious about encaustics, this class will show you how to begin in a cost-effective, safe, & playful manner. The three-day workshop will cover a brief history of this ancient medium, the basic equipment that is needed, how to set up your work space, make your own medium, mix your own colors, & give you a chance to explore how encaustics can embrace the other mediums & materials that inform your creative process. Be prepared to make way for experimentation & park the inner critic at the door.

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Class Price:

$195/170 mbrs


10AM – 3PM
Feb 16 & 17

Thu & Fri


533 Eaton Street

The Studios of Key West