Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Encaustic Painting Workshop offered in Metro Washington, DC Area

Artist Angela White is offering encaustic painting workshops at CAN- Capital Arts Network in Rockville, MD.

Encaustic Painting Workshop
June 15th & 16th, 2013
Workshop can be taken for one or two days.

What is covered:
This workshop is for some who have little familiarity and some who have experienced working with the medium, but seek to refine their skills.

Artwork by Angela White
Diversity of learning is covered, including the basic materials and techniques, safety issues and discussions of supports, grounds, layering, scraping, fusing, transparencies, collage, image transfer, including combination with oil and other media.

What is included: The use of encaustic equipment is included; heated palettes, heat guns & torches.

Required materials list:
  • Bring panels/supports to work on: 6”x6”, 8”x8”, 8”x10”-luan, pine, birch or other types of plywood. You may glue paper on them or gesso them ahead of time.
  • Bring bristle brushes or sable; no synthetic as they will burn or melt.
  • Bring your favorite colors of encaustic paint, which can be purchased at most area art stores or online.
  • Rags or paper towels.

Suggested materials list: mark making tools (printmaking, sculpture, ceramic, dental, culinary, burnishers, scrapers, stamps, scribes).
Images for transferring: photocopies, drawings or anything you would like to experiment with.

Fee: $240
Materials fee: $25

Contact: Angela White      
anglwhite [at] verizon [dot] net

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