Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Beginning Encaustic Workshop

Workshops are based on what I have learned by studying with R and F Paints.
The workshop is an overview of many techniques which are listed and shown below.

What is covered in a beginning workshop:

* Safety
* How to make encaustic medium
* Supports and grounds
* Melting the paint
* Mixing colors
* Creating smooth or textured surfaces
* Xerox transfers
* Collaging various materials
* Line and edge

Here are a few examples:

line and edge

collage with text

xerox transfer