Thursday, January 12, 2012

Intro to Encaustics - Spring Workshop
You can now register for the Spring Encaustic Painting Workshop. The workshop dates are
Saturdays beginning Feb. 4, 2012 and run 6 Saturdays through March 10 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm each Saturday. The workshop is held in the Center for the Arts Building on the CyFair campus in Room #116.
To register on-line go to the LoneStar website and click into MyLonestar. You will have to establish a user name and password there. In MyLoneStar, scroll down the page to the CE section. Just below the red CE sign is another button that says CE on-line registration. Click that and you will be taken to the form to be filled with the information below.  
Registration on campus is done in the CASA Building.   The school address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433

ARTSC 3800059 - 5001   Encaustic Painting (3800059 is the catalog number)
Lone Star College System | 2012 Spring
Class Number
Location: LoneStar College CyFair, LSC-CyFair and in person.
Instructor: Gwendolyn Plunkett

If you have any questions about registrations or class content, please contact me. 

Workshop Covers the information below:
·      Brief history of Encaustics from antiquity to now
·      Safety Measures
·      Materials and equipment
·      Substrate options
·      Priming Options

  • Painting and fusing
  • Smooth and rough surfaces
  • Opaque and translucent color
  • Various techniques of creating textures
  • Scribing or drawing into wax
  • Transfers  and Collage techniques
  • Textured surfaces
  •  Pouring
  • Dipping
  • Embedding materials