Introduction to Encaustic Painting

Explore encaustic, or hot wax painting, using heated beeswax mixed with color pigments. Emphasis will be on technical information and creative image making. Jeff will teach layering, color mixing, transparent glazing, surface manipulations, and brushwork techniques. This is a hands-on experience filled with solid, foundational knowledge and techniques. Students will learn a brief history of encaustic painting and how to set up a basic encaustic studio. Each participant will receive feedback and guidance as they create pieces throughout the class.

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Registration for this class will remain open until August 9, 2019. Please register before this date.


  • August 10, 2019 - August 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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120 West 3rd Avenue, PO Box 626, Grand Marais, Minnesota, 55604, United States