Intro to Encaustics
Come learn what this popular art form is all about! Learn how to paint with a mixture of melted beeswax, pure pigment, and Damar resin. In encaustic painting, each layer is melted to the one below, giving the piece depth and luminosity. Students will learn how to melt, mix, and apply wax to create a variety of surface effects. Students will also learn how use photographs and other collage effects for creating texture and interest. All materials are included.