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Painting with Encaustic: Layers, Richness and Personal Vision with Lisa Pressman

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Saturday – Tuesday, August 8 – 11 | 10am – 4pm | $610 tuition + $85 materials (Students must also purchase required materials on their own.) This encaustic workshop introduces and expands the use of the encaustic medium for participants. Pressman will guide students in basic and advanced techniques to creating works that are rich in layers and transparency. Color application, methods of fusing, image transfers, mark making, pigment sticks, pastels, graphite will be covered. Encaustic equipment, history and safety will be addressed. Along with technique, experimentation is encouraged and combined with attention to art fundamentals, editing and content. The emphasis is on freeing the creative spirit so that a personal language and vision can develop into a new series of work. Activities will include exercises, informal group discussion and individual support.