Monday, May 30, 2011

Workshop Schedule for July and August

See workshop descriptions below schedule
Note that there is a cost reduction from last summer due to a reduction in length of workshop day.
To reserve a spot contact me via e-mail for availability and then spot is reserved upon a receipt of payment via mail to my address.

You will receive full refund if cancellation is made at least one week prior to workshop date. 

All workshops are limited to two participants.  
Cost of each two-day workshop is $200.  

Beginning Level I - 2 Day Intensive  
Hours: 10:00 - 3:30   Lunch Break: 12:30 - 1:15 
July 9 and 10 (Saturday and Sunday) 
July 12 and 13 (Tuesday and Wednesday) 
August 6  and  7 (Saturday and Sunday) 
August 9 and 10 (Tuesday and Wednesday) 

Beginning Level II - 2 Day Intensive 
Hours: 10:00 - 3:30   Lunch Break: 12:30 - 1:15
July 16 and 17 (Saturday and Sunday)
July 21 and 22  (Thursday and Friday
August 13 and 14 (Saturday and Sunday)
August 16 and 17 ( Tuesday and Wednesday)

Intermediate Level (two spaces available per each two-day workshop)
Hours: 10:00-3:30  Lunch Break: 12:30 - 1:15
July 26 and 27 (Tuesday and Wednesday)
July 30 and 31(Saturday and Sunday)
August 18 and 19 (Thursday and Friday)

Open Studio  
Thursdays July 14,  July 19, July 28
9:30 - 12:30   (2 spots available) $30
1:30 - 3:30      (2 spots available) $30

Beginning Level I - 2-Day Intensive
Cost: $200
Materials: All materials and equipment supplied
Instruction covers:
     Brief history of Encaustics
     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 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost: $200
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
     Making medium  

Intermediate Intensive  -  2-Day (Directed Study) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: $200

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 is for those workshop participants who want to work but have no studio.
There is no instruction. Only medium and equipment is provided. Substrates and paint may
be purchased at local art supply stores Texas Art Supply (RF brand) on Montrose and Art Supply on McGowan and Main downtown, (Encaustikos brand.)
Cost: $30 per 3 hour session