Festivals & Events:
Wax and Screen: Combining Techniques for Unique Outcomes with Shawna Moore & Jeff Hirst
Friday – Sunday, July 29 – 31 | 10am-4pm | $540 tuition & materials Students must also purchase required materials on their own. Explore the dynamic relationship between screen printing and encaustic painting, creating repeatable designs and printing onto wax. This class will explore the dynamic relationship between screen printing and encaustic painting. Taught by visiting artists Shawna Moore and Jeff Hirst, the class will start with basic screen-printing concepts, where students will create repeatable screens to print onto wax. The class will then progress to printing on wax surfaces and creating multiple transparent layers of color and image. Students should be prepared to experiment and play as they learn new techniques to use in their own studio practice. All materials are included except panels and paper. See the required materials list for suggested sizes and quantities, as well as optional supplies. Students may also wish to bring a lunch or snack. Don’t miss Shawna Moore’s and Jeff Hirst’s free evening presentations at the Wilkinson Library, July 27 and 28, respectively. Both are scheduled for 6-8 pm. Lodging packages are available! To inquire about lodging options, please contact Kathleen Cole at 970.728.3886 or firstname.lastname@example.org.