Summer Workshops 2014

classwork

Encaustic

This versatile drawing and painting medium dates back to 300 AD, and uses molten wax as paint, mixing medium and preparatory surface Spread your artistic horizons by learning encaustic art with award-winning Toronto-based artist Heather Gentleman. Whether you’re a novice or a practicing artist, you’ll learn this fascinating wax technique with thoughtful one-on-one, semi private instruction from Heather. You’ll be supplied with your own pan and storage area as well as access to brushes, tools and heating implements. For your health and safety, Hag Atelier is specially designed for group instruction with a powerful exhaust unit and hoods as well as a separate station for heat gun and iron.You will learn basic techniques as well as safety issues, collage, printing techniques, sculpture, and mould making, gilding, printmaking methods and glazing techniques.July 7 to 11, 10:00 to 4:00, $395