Spruill: MAR. 24
Going Large. Using Fire and Wax-Encaustic Painting
Spruill Center for the Arts Wax-Encaustic one-day workshops, Dunwoody, GA
March 24, 2016
Registration Link Coming Soon!
Spruill Center Non-Members: $190, Members: $170
Supply Fee: $35
Spruill Center for the Arts,
5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30338
(within the North Dekalb Cultural Center)
Imagine proudly looking over your final encaustic wax painting created during this one day workshop led by local artist Penny Treese. Blooms and bursts of vibrant color result from the use of blowtorch techniques, layers of pigmented wax, and various sized wax dipped brushes. Learn to create delicate marks and even feather colors in layers to produce the final image.
Students first create savory color palettes by learning to combine appropriate proportions of oil pigment to wax. The class progresses from painting on small surfaces with focus on composition to later using large substrates where repetition of mark making and “sizing up” is the concentration. Students are encouraged to incorporate happy accidents, discovered during the small surface portion of class, into the final 18×18” painting.
Students will leave with one 18×18” painting along with smaller studies/masterpieces created during the one day workshop. This collection provides students with a foundation for a body of work that can be grown as it develops.
This is an intermediate to advanced level class. Suggested pre-requisites are An Intro to Encaustic workshop and an Advanced Encaustic workshop. See links below for upcoming pre-requisite class options. Contact Penny Treese with questions about requirements for this workshop.
Need to take a prerequisite class?
• Sept 2015, Intro to Encaustic Painting at Spruill Arts Center
Looking for more workshops?
Learn more about the artist: http://pennytreese.com/