Wabi-Sabi Encaustic Christmas Workshop

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Hello Studios by lovISart

1735 Courtwood Crescent

Ottawa, ON K2C 3J2

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Wabi-Sabi Encaustic Christmas Workshop!

Imperfection is the basic principle of Wabi-Sabi the Japanese philosophy of accepting your imperfections and making the most of life. You will play explore and dive into the world of discovery using encaustic wax as your medium. Encaustic is a perfect vehicle for artists wishing to explore this aesthetic. Imperfection is welcome. Play is promised and freedom and fun are guaranteed. Take home the principles learned and apply them to your art and your everyday life!

Christmas theme evening will be held in the relaxing Hello Studio in Ottawa. This is a perfect opportunity for beginners to get a taste of encaustic painting and make gifts for your loved ones and/or yourself! In this relaxing fun workshop you will take away several postcard size wood panels and learn the basic techniques to create an encausitc peice over three hours.

All supplies included!


What Is Encaustic?

Encaustic is a Greek word meaning “to heat or burn in” Heat is used throughout the process, from melting the natural beeswax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap). The medium can be used alone for its transparency or adhesive qualities or used pigmented. Pigments may be added to the medium. The medium is melted and applied with a brush or any tool the artist wishes to create from. Each layer is then reheated to fuse it to the previous lay


Here is just some of what is covered in this FUN hands-on workshop:

Learn various techniques, step by step
Melting, layering, painting, mixing colours
Creating smooth or textured surfaces
Collage, embedding tissue papers,gold leaf, silver leaf, bronse leaf, and alcohol inks into the warm encaustic medium.


Amanda.Pierce@Faso

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1735 Courtwood Crescent

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