Sunday, November 14, 2010

Fall Encaustic Workshop at Lonestar College - CyFair

by Linda Walker
Work by Hayes Parker
work by Maria
by Celine
by Celine
Hayes working
Celine working
Tom working
by Maria

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Summer Workshops

Below are images taken during my summer encaustic workshops. 

Three paintings made by Hayes Parker in May. 

Artists Ellen Hart and Linda Huff took one of the two-day workshops in July. Pictured below is Ellen at work. 
Ellen working. 

Ellen Hart and Linda Huff at workshop.
These are some of the pieces Linda made. 
Hayes holding a piece he was working on with Shelac and mica powder.  We were outside. 
Hayes holding that same piece. 
These paintings above are some of the pieces made by Hayes in his second two-day workshop. 

Monday, August 30, 2010

Fall Workshop Schedule

Encaustic Painting Workshop at Lone Star College, CyFair campus.
Location: Center for Art Building - Room 116

Six Saturdays beginning September 11 and runs through October 16.
The class meets from 10 am to 2 pm.

Registration is through Continuing Ed. Here is the Link 
for more information. If you have not taken a class at Lone Star-CyFair, 
you must register in person on campus.

Class is limited to 7 participants.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Correction to My Contact Information

If you sent me an e-mail about the workshops, please note that the address was entered wrong on
this site. It has now been corrected. So sorry about that.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Summer Encaustic Workshop Schedule

For now, all Workshops and Open Studio Sessions are limited in size to two (2) students. 

To reserves a place in the workshop, call or e-mail me for availability, then make deposit through PayPal. Deposit is $40.00. Full amount must be paid by beginning of workshop. Contact me Here.

Workshop Descriptions

Beginning Level I - 2-Day Intensive
Cost: $240
Materials: All materials and equipment supplied
Instruction covers:
     Brief history of Encaustics from antiquity to now
     Safety Measures
     Materials & equipment
     Substrate options
     Priming Options
     Priming substrate
     Fusing with heat gun
     Fusing with small torch
     Smooth and rough surfaces
     Opaque and translucent color
     Various techniques of creating textures
     Scribing or drawing into the wax
     Transfers and collage

Beginning Level II  -  2-Day Intensive
Cost: $240
Materials: All materials and equipment supplied
Instruction covers:  Review of techniques previously covered plus demos of the following techniques:
     Textured surfaces continued
     Transferring imagery
     Embedding materials

Intermediate Intensive  -  2-Day (Directed Study) 
Cost: $240
Instruction includes reinforcing techniques that were covered in previous Level I and II workshops and/or from student's independent work. Student will focus on some idea or theme to carry through a small series. 
     Experimentation with mixing media
     Expand working techniques with stencils and masking
     Expand working techniques with controlled and non-controlled textures
     More use of torch

Open Studio  2 student limit per each 3 hours session 
$30 per 3 hours of studio time  By appointment
Open studio time is for those students who do not have a studio equipped to work with encaustics but who want to continue practicing methods taught in workshop.
Medium and equipment is furnished. Student supplies paints and substrates.
Size limitation on substrate/panel is 11 x 14 inches. 

Encaustic Mono-print Workshop  -  coming soon

Encaustic Workshop - Summer Schedule 
Beginning Level I Intensive 2-Day workshops (Open)
May 26 & 27 
Class size: limit is 2 students
Hours: 10:00 - 4:30 12:30 - 1:15 lunch break (bring your own lunch)

May 28
Open Studio - No instruction
9:30 - 12:30   (2 spaces available) $30
1:30 - 4:30     (2 spaces available) $30
Instructor on site
Some materials available for sale

June - no workshops scheduled

July 6 & 7
Beginning Level I - 2 Day Intensive  (filled) $240
10:00 - 4:30   Lunch Break: 12:30 - 1:15

July 8 & 9 
Beginning Level II - 2 Day Intensive (1 space available) $240)
10:00 - 4:30   Lunch Break: 12:30 - 1:15

July 14 & 15
Intermediate Level (two spaces available) $240
10:00-4:30  Lunch Break: 12:30 - 1:15

July 16
Open Studio 
9:30 - 12:30   (2 spots available) $30
1:30 - 4:30      (2 spots available) $30

July 21 & 22 
Beginning Level I   (1 space available)
Hours: 10:00 - 4:30   Lunch 12:30 - 1:30

July 23
Open Studio
9:30 - 12:30 (open)
1:15-4:30   (open)