Painting with an encaustic pen is a quiet meditation on process and discovery. It favors patience and deliberateness.
What appeals to me is the slow build up of wax, stroke by stroke, layer upon layer, adding colors bit by bit and carefully mixing them directly on the panel.
This method lends itself especially well to working on a small surface. For example, the encaustic painters of Greece, who developed this process, seldom made pictures larger than the average head.
I will provide small wooden surfaces, the pen tools, colored beeswax and lots of inspiration for your forays into this popular technique. The ambiance of my studio will enhance a creative mind set.
The following are individual dates:
April 12, 2014, 10 am to 4 pm at my studio, Fee $90 – min 2 participants
Please contact us HERE to sign up for this workshop or if you have questions.
.copyright Larry Calkins, 2013