c.1) Introduction to Encaustic Wax Painting -Winter Mini Session 1
Start Date: January 18, 2022
End Date: February 08, 2022
Join instructor Amanda Jones for an exciting evening of history and experimentation in the ancient art of Encaustic Wax painting! Amanda recently won First Place in the 2021 Members Show at Johns Creek Arts Center, for her Encaustic work. Encaustic Wax painting was the paint developed for use on the Sarcophagi in Egypt 2500 years ago. It is manipulated using heat, such as a blow torch or heat gun. Encaustic Wax is a wonderfully flexible medium suitable for a variety of technique applications including mixed media as an example. Come try it! It's HOT!
Supply list- You can purchase these supplies online through Blick Art or Jerry's Artarama. I recommend ordering at least a week ahead of time due to COVID stock availability on many products.
The encaustic supplies are NOT available at Michael's, Hobby Lobby or Joann's.
1. Encaustic Wax Paints (which are available in sets or individually. I recommend three colors plus black and white.)
2. Encaustic Medium (1lb medium pellets item number V04358)
3. Natural Hair Brushes (Absolutely no synthetic). Round or flat is fine, cheap is good, as they will only be able to be used for wax. No plastic handles or parts. Metal and wood only.
4. 5-6 washed, small, short metal cans like for tuna fish or cat food, or similar sized metal cups.
5. Package of hinged wooden clothes pins (available at Dollar Tree)
6. Gessoed Panel 6x6 or 8x8 size
7. Assorted Embeddables such as: Assorted buttons, metal nuts and washers, decorative papers, pieces of road maps, copies of photos, embroidery floss and thread, dried leaves, petals or pressed flowers, artificial leaves or petals, etc.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF.
Member Price: $150
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022
Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Tue, 01 Feb 2022
Tue, 08 Feb 2022
Johns Creek Arts Center 6290 Abbotts Bridge Road, Bldg. 700 Johns Creek, GA