★ Encaustic Collage Painting Workshop
Date Tbc 2020
10:00 – 16:00
Join us in the Studio for some hot wax painting and learn a new skill plus techniques of working with bees wax and coloured pigments.
Create dramatic effects through a number of guided techniques incorporating a variety of mixed media techniques, whilst also making the most of incising and embedding found objects into the wax using heat & fusing processes. Working in a contemporary style to create a seascape or landscape collage we will explore photo encaustic, printmaking, charcoal, ink and graphite to create timeless artworks inspired by the natural world.
*Please note due to the use of hot molten wax this course can only be offered to over 16's unless accompanied by an adult.
Learn what materials and equipment is required for encaustic painting
The following techniques are covered:
Incising, Embedding, how to create texture, how to use transfers and original drawings with encaustic.
★ Charcoal & Graphite
★Photo-encaustic along with other techniques and methods
★Mixing your own encaustic paint
Materials are included 2 birchwood 25x25cm boards and a sample board. All materials including the use of encaustic pigments + more is included in the price.
Each workshop is a fun and unique way to inspire your inner artist and adorn your home with your own creations! Here's what you can expect:
To be welcomed to our tranquil gallery space
Enjoy refreshments - cake, biscuits and drinks from a selection of teas, including herbal tea, coffee, juice on arrival and during the workshop (please make provisions for lunch if this is a full day workshop either a packed lunch or the Tynwald Mills onsite restaurant/cafe)
★To have all materials and equipment available
★To be encouraged and supported no matter your experience level
★To leave the workshop with an memorable experience and an original piece of artwork - perfect as a gift or pride of place in your home!
This art workshop is guided and instructed by Colette Gambell & Kate Jerry