Basic Encaustic Painting – Terry Dowell

Levels: All

Offered: Saturday & Sunday, July 22 & 23, 2017, 10am - 3:30pm

Instructor: Terry Dowell

Encaustic painting is an exciting, ancient and cutting-edge art form.  Painting with molten beeswax is very forgiving and extremely versatile.  The possibilities are endless using:  collage, stencils, stamps, ink, oil paints, watercolors, photography and so much more.  Explore through demonstrations how to mix paint, fuse layers of wax, apply oil and chalk pastels, embed photos, and apply image transfers. Artist of all media and skill level will enjoy the limitless possibilities and fascination that encaustic has to offer. No drawing skills necessary. Bring a lunch.  All materials are provided.  This workshop is taught at the instructor’s studio in Aptos. Limited: 6 students, Saturday & Sunday, July 22 & 23, 2017, 10 am – 3:30 pm, Fees: $165 + $60 materials fee. Instructor:Terry Dowell is a mixed media artist specializing in encaustic work.  Her work can be seen in private collections nationwide and in juried shows in Northern California.  Other than encaustic, Terry has worked in wheel thrown and hand built pottery, photography, oil painting, watercolors, plein aire painting, and drawing for the last 50 years.

Materials Fee: $60

Additional Instructions: Bring a lunch.