Introduction to Mixed Media Encaustic

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Introduction to Mixed Media Encaustic

Time: December 14, 2011 from 10am to 4pm
Location: Society for Contemporary Craft
Website or Map: http://www.contemporarycraft.…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Society for Contemporary Craft
Latest Activity: Dec 14, 2011

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This workshop involves the exploration of encaustic, one of the most exciting and versatile mediums available to the contemporary artist. With an emphasis on mixed-media, this workshop introduces participants to the basics of encaustic painting as well as a variety of advanced techniques including equipment and safety issues, tools, grounds and substrates, application and painting techniques, fusing, color mixing, incising, sgraffito, creating texture, surface manipulation, image transfer and collage. Open to artists from beginning to advanced levels of development, no prior experience in encaustic painting is necessary.

Date & Times: Saturday & Sunday

May 5 & 6

10 p.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break)

Registration Deadline: April 27

Instructor: Lorraine Glessner, visiting artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tuition: $200

Materials Fee: $25

For more information or to register, call Sherrard Bostwick at 412.261.7003 x25 or email

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