Sunday, January 29, 2012

encaustic demos for advanced class

using the hot pen

adding india ink

making white; plain wax and white powdered pigment

The warm mixture must be mulled until smooth and then added to clear encaustic medium. It makes a beautiful white paint.
Here I am pounding a chain into the layers of encaustic to make texture

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Advanced workshop Jan. 2012

Tracy preparing her boards in the morning

Jerry trying something new

Break time in the San Miguel sunshine

Back to work in the afternoon

Jerry's finished works. He is a retired dentist, who enjoyed the encaustic adventure

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

60th encaustic workshop!

I just finished my 60th encaustic workshop. There were 4 people in the class and as always, it was great fun to meet new friends who now are fascinated with encaustic


I will be giving the advanced technique class on Thursday and Friday.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

encasutic demo

Here is a demo painting I made for Catherine, working right along side of her.

private encaustic classes

Catherine took an introductory encaustic workshop from me 5 years ago. She returned to San Miguel for a couple of weeks and asked for private classes. We had 2 days filled with encaustic adventures and lots of practice using the torch.

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