Encaustic Painting (Summer)




Class Description

Amy Vander Els studied encaustic painting at Maine College of Art. If you love layers and luminous rich texture, you will love working with wax. This hands-on studio course introduces participants of all levels to encaustic painting using a heated palette and encaustic wax medium. This course will provide demonstrations and opportunities to practice and apply 2D techniques, including application, fusing, etching, texturizing, graphite and Xerox transfers, collaging, mark making, and incorporating found objects. Option to work with a torch as well as a heat gun. Bring an apron and wear closed-toed shoe:

Three weeks, Wednesdays, Starts July 12, 2017. 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Artists’ Muse Gallery, 9 Water Street (off Main on right) Amesbury. Cost: $200 Materials fee to be paid to teacher – $50. Class limit: 5.