Encaustic painting is 2000 years old technique still being used today. Students will learn how to prepare the support for both the warm beeswax mixed with pigments as well as cold beeswax prepared to have a certain spreadability. They will also learn how to properly formulate encaustic paint and how to apply/maipulate it on the surface. This technique is compatible with oil technique suggesting endless creative possibilities.
Encaustic painting history will be discussed accompanied with historical and contemporary examples.
4 weeks course is limited to 10 participants. Materials are supplied.