My art studio is quaint. We can not be physically distant in the workshops. Due to this factor I will not have scheduled workshops that invite students from all across the Midwest.
I will continue to host custom encaustic workshops in Spring 2021! It will be just groups of people who are in their own personal social circle.
A group of four or less students, friends, or family members can pick a day/time/encaustic method and create their own COVID-19 safe workshop!
It is a simple process of making leaf impressions in warm beeswax with live plant leaves.
No dry and brittle leaves. Hardy leaves with thick vein that can lay flat work best for this process.
Rubbing oil pastels into the impressions in the wax with highlight the beauty of nature even more.
Students learn to coat wood panels with wax. Using irons and heat guns.
Take a favorite image or photo. Make a toner copy. Burnish copy onto wax.
Use a gentle touch and water to remove paper leaving just toner ink on wax.