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Introduction to Encaustics

Instructor: Tony Bounsall
Topic(s): Collage, Mixed/Other Media, Photography
September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Discover this 2,000 year old process uses refined white beeswax and damar crystals melted together to form a strong archival compound that can be used to fuse and transfer images to it's surface. You'll be amazed by its limitless flexibility and creative potentials using photography and mixed media. We will be covering a wide variety of techniques such as staining, colouring, fusing, incising and embedding as well as collage and assemblage approaches. Let your imagination run wild, break rules and have fun with this unique, versatile medium. No experience necessary, just your enthusiasm.

Supply List: 
  • available online
Special Instructions: 
Use of oil of wintergreen can irritate those with asthma and chemical sensitivities. Organizer Coast Collective Art Centre Phone 250-391-5522 Email classes@coastcollective.ca