Valentine Encaustic Painting Workshop: February 9th MORNING Beginner-Novice Level
9:00 AM to 12 NOON, February 9, 2019
This beginner-level encaustic workshop will give participants a hands-on introduction to the encaustic process. The class will start with the historical background of the medium and a demonstration of basic technique followed by hands-on studio time. You have a chance to explore materials and encaustic tools in a safe, comfortable studio environment. Topics covered will include: health and safety; an introduction to wax; how to start; and popular techniques and applications such as image transfer which you will be able to use to create a Valentine's Day themed item. If you’re familiar with the encaustic process and desire a refresher; or you’ve taken a longer workshop and want studio work time feel free to participate knowing an instructor is available to answer your questions. This workshop is ideal for anyone curious or interested in encaustic painting. There is no experience or artistic background required. It will be instructed by Beth Genson, a well-known Bowling Green encaustic artist.