Workshops

Introduction to Encaustic in September

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Expand Your Art With Encaustic! Join me on Saturday, September 17 at the Northville Art House for an Introduction to Encaustic and learn more about this ancient art form using hot wax.

This introductory workshop is for artists at every level who are curious about this versatile medium and want to explore ways to incorporate it into their artwork. The session is structured to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of working with encaustic by combining demonstrations and work time, giving you a chance to explore the materials and tools.

All equipment, paints, and most materials are supplied by the instructor. Panels 5” x 7” and 8” x 10” will be provided for painting, and some items for collaging or embedding will be available. Participants are welcome to bring along any additional items they might like to work with, such as small drawings, papers, photos, beads, or other small mementos. (Additional $35 materials fee payable to instructor)

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time: Noon – 4:00pm
Cost: $34 members, $38 non-members

Register by phone at 248-344-0497 or visit NorthvilleArtHouse.org to register online. Space is limited to eight participants, so don’t wait!

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Added Mixed Media Workshop in May

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** SOLD OUT ** Registration is now open for a second one-day Encaustic Mixed Media Workshop on Sunday, May 15. You will learn the fundamentals of working with encaustic in a mixed media context, along with a deeper exposure to specific techniques. The program will focus on image and photocopy transfers to a wax surface. Demonstration is combined with ample time for independent work, with an instructor available for assistance, giving you a chance to explore the materials, tools, and techniques. No previous experience is needed or required.

The workshop is for artists at every level who are curious about this versatile medium and want to explore ways to incorporate it into their artwork, or have worked with encaustic before and want a refresher. No previous experience is needed or required.

Date: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $95

Space is limited to eight participants, so register today!

Mixed Media Workshop in May

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** SOLD OUT ** Registration is now open for my next one-day Encaustic Mixed Media Workshop on Saturday, May 14. You will learn the fundamentals of working with encaustic in a mixed media context, along with a deeper exposure to specific techniques. The program will focus on image and photocopy transfers to a wax surface. Demonstration is combined with ample time for independent work, with an instructor available for assistance, giving you a chance to explore the materials, tools, and techniques. No previous experience is needed or required.

The workshop is for artists at every level who are curious about this versatile medium and want to explore ways to incorporate it into their artwork, or have worked with encaustic before and want a refresher. No previous experience is needed or required.

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $95

Space is limited to eight participants, so register today!

Open Studio Workshop in March

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Registration is now open for my one-day Encaustic Open Studio Workshop on March 19. Continue exploring this ancient art form using hot wax.

The Open Studio gives you an opportunity for independent work on your own projects using encaustic, with an instructor available for questions and assistance. You should have some experience working with encaustic and want time on your own for practice with the materials, tools, and techniques. Most materials and equipment needed for the workshop are provided. You may bring found objects, fabric, clippings or other small items to incorporate into your artwork.

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $95

Space is limited to six participants, so register today!

Introduction to Encaustic in February

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Expand Your Art With Encaustic! Join me on Sunday, February 7 as I visit the Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Maryland to teach an Introduction to Encaustic workshop and learn more about this ancient art form using hot wax.

This workshop is for artists at every level who are curious about this versatile medium and want to explore ways to incorporate it into their artwork. The session is structured to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of working with encaustic by combining demonstrations and work time, giving you a chance to explore the materials and tools. All equipment, paints, and most materials are supplied by the instructor. Panels 5” x 7” and 8” x 10” will be provided for painting, and some items for collaging or embedding will be available. Participants are welcome to bring along any additional items they might like to work with, such as small drawings, papers, photos, beads, or other misc. mementos. (Additional $30 materials fee payable to instructor)

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Cost: $50 members, $55 non-members

Visit AnnmarieGarden.org for more information and to register.

Mixed Media Workshop in February

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Registration is now open for my next one-day Encaustic Mixed Media Workshop on Saturday, February 20. You will learn the fundamentals of working with encaustic in a mixed media context, along with a deeper exposure to specific techniques. The program will focus on incorporating drawing materials such as India ink, pastels, crayons, and graphite. Demonstration is combined with ample time for independent work, with an instructor available for assistance, giving you a chance to explore the materials, tools, and techniques. No previous experience is needed or required.

The workshop is for artists at every level who are curious about this versatile medium and want to explore ways to incorporate it into their artwork, or have worked with encaustic before and want a refresher. No previous experience is needed or required.

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $95

Space is limited to six participants, so register today!

Introduction to Encaustic in January

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Expand Your Art With Encaustic! Join me on Saturday, January 23 at the Northville Art House for an Introduction to Encaustic and learn more about this ancient art form using hot wax.

This introductory workshop is for artists at every level who are curious about this versatile medium and want to explore ways to incorporate it into their artwork. The session is structured to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of working with encaustic by combining demonstrations and work time, giving you a chance to explore the materials and tools. All equipment, paints, and most materials are supplied by the instructor. Panels 5” x 7” and 8” x 10” will be provided for painting, and some items for collaging or embedding will be available. Participants are welcome to bring along any additional items they might like to work with, such as small drawings, papers, photos, beads, or other misc. mementos. (Additional $30 materials fee payable to instructor)

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016
Time: Noon – 4:00pm
Cost: $31 members, $34 non-members

Register by phone at 248-344-0497 or visit http://NorthvilleArtHouse.org to register online.

Open Studio Workshop in November

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Registration is now open for my one-day Encaustic Open Studio Workshop on November 14. Continue exploring this ancient art form using hot wax.

The Open Studio gives you an opportunity for independent work on your own projects using encaustic, with an instructor available for questions and assistance. You should have some experience working with encaustic and want time on your own for practice with the materials, tools, and techniques. Most materials and equipment needed for the workshop are provided. You may bring found objects, fabric, clippings or other small items to incorporate into your artwork.

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $95

Space is limited to six participants, so register today!

Introduction to Encaustic in November

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Expand Your Art With Encaustic! Join me on Sunday, November 8 at the Northville Art House for an Introduction to Encaustic and learn more about this ancient art form using hot wax.

This introductory workshop is for artists at every level who are curious about this versatile medium and want to explore ways to incorporate it into their artwork. The session is structured to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of working with encaustic by combining demonstrations and work time, giving you a chance to explore the materials and tools. All equipment, paints, and most materials are supplied by the instructor. Panels 5” x 7” and 8” x 10” will be provided for painting, and some items for collaging or embedding will be available. Participants are welcome to bring along any additional items they might like to work with, such as small drawings, papers, photos, beads, or other misc. mementos.

Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015
Time: Noon – 4:00pm
Cost: $27 members, $30 non-members

Register online at https://campscui.active.com/orgs/TheNorthvilleArtHouse or by phone at 248-344-0497.

Mixed Media Workshop in October

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Registration is now open for my next one-day Encaustic Mixed Media Workshop on October 24. You will learn the fundamentals of working with encaustic in a mixed media context, along with a deeper exposure to specific techniques. The program will focus on incorporating drawing materials such as India ink, pastels, crayons, and graphite. Demonstration is combined with ample time for independent work, with an instructor available for assistance, giving you a chance to explore the materials, tools, and techniques. No previous experience is needed or required.

The workshop is for artists at every level who are curious about this versatile medium and want to explore ways to incorporate it into their artwork, or have worked with encaustic before and want a refresher. No previous experience is needed or required.

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $95

Space is limited to six participants, so register today!