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Get Started with Encaustics with Marie Savage

Sat, March 17, 12:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Sat, March 17, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

January 31, 2018– Please note: Both of these demonstrations are now full and no further registration will be taken. Thank you for your interest!

Join Marie as she demonstrates a light introduction to the many techniques you can use with encaustic medium.

Learn about appropriate substrates, grounds, how to lay down wax, scrape, incise, sculpt, and embed paper and objects in the wax. You’ll also hear a brief history of encaustic painting (over 2,000 years old!) and find out where it is at today. Come satisfy your curiosity about this increasingly popular medium.

Space is limited and registration is required.
Please visit Opus Victoria or contact them at 250‑386‑8133 or toll free 1‑800‑524‑6555 to register.

Marie Savage is an encaustic and mixed-media artist. She alternates between a focus on climate change and the challenges we face in the years to come, and the joy of the natural world. Her work has been featured at the Victoria International Airport, the Royal BC Museum on Earth Day, the Robert Bateman Centre and she was recently Artist-In-Residence at the FCA Gallery on Granvill e Island. You can see her work at www.mariesavage.com.

Get Started with Encaustics
Get Started with Encaustics