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2-Day Workshop Encaustic for Beginners – “Paint with Fire”

2-Day workshop: Oct 27 10-3, Oct 28 10-3. Students learn the “Soup-to-Nuts” of encaustic painting. If you’re fascinated by the luscious medium of encaustic painting that utilizes pigmented beeswax and fire, then you’ll love this fun and informative experience.

2-Day Workshop Encaustic for Beginners – “Paint with Fire”
2-Day Workshop Encaustic for Beginners – “Paint with Fire”

Time and Location

Oct 27, 2020, 10:00 AM – Oct 28, 2020, 3:00 PM

350 Lockwood Terrace, 350 Lockwood Terrace, Decatur, GA 30030, USA

About the Event

During this 2-day workshop students will learn the “Soup-to-Nuts” of encaustic painting.

“Painting with Fire” to create extraordinary artwork is available to anyone with the desire to experiment and requires no previous experience. Use a blow torch or heat gun to melt layers of natural beeswax to birch panel to create beautifully unique creations.

This ancient technique is luminous due to its translucent quality yet has the ability to become highly textured, used as a surface for embedding objects, applied over photographs, carved into and much more. It is unique to other mediums and requires specific equipment and temperature control methods which will be covered thoroughly.

Guests will leave with a professional understanding of encaustic techniques and a plethora of paintings, from experimental panels to finished works, ready to hang. And it's super fun!

This session is perfect for beginners or a refresher for novices. Bring a friend and receive a “mini-Penny” encaustic piece!


  • Encaustic Painting Workshop

    $375 per guest (class size: 4 min. 7 max) 8x10"” birch panels and all supplies included. No experience necessary. Please bring a mask to wear optionally since we will safely distance at 3-4ft apart with ventilation. Lunch provided. Apartment above studio available for $98/night (1 queen, 1 full convertible couch, bathroom w tub/shower, microwave, mini fridge/freezer. Stairs/not wheelchair accessible. Reserve ASAP if interested.) Email or call Penny with questions.

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