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Wednesday, 09 January 2019 11:24

Sizzling Encaustic Hot Wax - Beginners - 24th February 2019

When: Sunday, 24 February 2019 from 10:00-15:00

Where: The Artery - Art Learning Space, Historic Village, 17th Ave

Learn the intricate art of Encaustic Wax Painting with beeswax in its natural state, along with imported colour-rich pigments. Discover the joys of colour with others also new to the medium, whilst bathing in the delicious scent of beeswax. Relax with a delicious morning and afternoon tea. The aim of this workshop is to teach the basic of ENCAUSTIC Wax painting in a very relaxed environment that will cover all core techniques while introducing the safety and equipment of Encaustic Hot Wax.

Also included are the following:

1) Layering
2) Fusing
3) Blending
4) Collage and marking making
5) Embedding

Each student will complete and take home at least 3 works for a keepsake after a fun and interesting day.

What to bring:
An apron to protect your clothes; very small dried objects eg. leaves, feathers, tissue papers, lace (MUST be cotton); oil paints and any oil based art products.

There will be an hour break for lunch (there is a lovely cafe at the Historic Village) or bring your own. Coffee and tea is provided plus a morning tea of homemade baked goods.

Payment to secure your place must be made directly to Sue: email her ( or Private Message her via the Facebook event for details.

Tutor: Sue MacDougall
One Day
Sunday 24th February
Time: 10am to 3pm
Cost: $180

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  • Event Date: Sunday 24th February