Introduction to encaustic painting



Class Description

This class is for beginners to Encaustic. We will work with an iron, a hotplate, stylus and brushes and
various substrates like wood, canvas boards and papers.

Students will learn the history of Encaustic, safety practices, and proper use and care of the hotplate and
stylus. Painting techniques such as smoothing, layering, texturing, mark making, stencilling and scaping
will be incorporated into the class. Use of oil pastels, pan pastels, India ink, alcohol inks and other mixed
media may also be applied. How to set up a home studio will be covered if requested.

No experience is necessary. All equipment and supplies will be provided.

Class time
12 – 3pm

Students will leave with 3-4 finished pieces.

Please contact Kreutopia Arts for an upcoming workshop date.