Live workshops

 

 AUTUMN 2022 SCHEDULE

OF ENCAUSTIC WORKSHOPS

LIVE 3RD JULY

VIA MY MAILING LIST

WITH EARLY BIRD OFFER

 

Are you intrigued or curious about encaustic painting, an ancient painting process using pigmented molten beeswax?

Are you art enthusiast wanting to discover a new versatile creative process in an intimate studio setting?

At the Wild Fire & Wax studio and in venues around Ireland, I provide an artistic workshop with a difference, where participants are coached to explore their own ‘fiery side’ via the medium of encaustic painting, an ancient painting process involving molten pigmented beeswax and blowtorch.

 

Through workshops, I help my customers to awaken, unfold and expand their talents and creativity through the exploration of a versatile, easy and effective artistic method so they have the opportunity to express what fires them up and create beautiful atmospheric artwork in a relax and inspiring environment.

 

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

Art Classes for everyone: absolute beginners and developing artists alike.

 

 

 

During the workshops, I introduce the participants to the basic techniques of encaustic painting, sharing its spontaneous virtues of working with texture and colors and its versatility with building up layers.You will have the opportunity to learn easy and effective techniques in a fun and relax atmosphere and create beautiful artworks to bring home.

 

 

PICK YOUR EXPERIENCE,  & KINDLE YOUR FIRE SIDE

 

 

During the day long workshop, you will have the opportunity to discover,

or expand your knowledge on the fascinating art of Encaustic Painting.,

You will be introduced to  basic & advanced techniques of encaustic painting according to your own level of experience.

You will have the opportunity to learn easy and effective techniques in a fun and relax atmosphere and create beautiful artworks to bring home.

This class caters for total beginners to people who already have experience in the medium

Class limited to 8 participants for a personal and intimate studio setting experience

 

The curriculum for the  class is: 

∴ Resources on Safety, ventilation, correct working temperatures, and proper use of equipment.

∴ Appropriate supports and grounds, palette, brushes, colours and studio set up.

∴ Different ways to apply paint, fusing options.

∴ Mastering the enchanting Shellac burn technique ( amber & coloured)

∴ How to achieve a smooth/textured surface.

∴ Create your own colours and making your own medium

∴ Mark making and Stencilling

∴Relief and textural techniques (Cavo rilieveo, dripping, splattering, accretions…)

Inscribing/etching/ scraffito

∴Inclusion of Alcohol inks and pearl x and much much more…

 

 

 

This workshop focuses on techniques and processes involved in the incorporation of mixed media and printed images with encaustic paint.

We will discover the endless potential these two mediums can achieve when they are brought together.

During this day long class, Isabelle will demonstrate how to use encaustic paints as a bounding agent in order to take your mixed media pieces to the next level adding a depth and luminosity impossible to achieve with any other medium.

 

 

Making use of overlapping imagery, using Japanese papers and other lightweight porous papers as a base while combining other techniques such as photo transfer, layering and printing we will add dimension to our encaustic paintings, achieving unique one of a kind pieces

Class limited to 8 participants for a personal and intimate studio setting experience

 

 

Are you art enthusiast wanting to discover a new versatile painting process in an intimate studio setting and a beautiful location?

Do you want to recharge your creative batteries and create beautiful atmospheric artwork

and embellish them using a wide range of techniques in a relax and inspiring environment?

This two day workshop in Renvyle, right in the heart of Connemara, with views over the Sea and mountains, is the perfect opportunity to take two days for yourself, to focus on your work, and take it to the next level.

During the workshops, participants will be exposed to basic, intermediate and advanced techniques in working with encaustic medium.

Whether you come with a project in mind or a blank canvas, you will find support and input, from like minded people, while being given all the skills you need for creative growth.

Allow the light filled ruggedness of Connemara to inspire and generates new visions, while taking the opportunity to meet fellow artists.

We will share what inspire us and you will be shown you different ways to translate it into your artworks.

Soak in the landscape, refresh and create!

Class limited to 8 participants for a personal and intimate studio setting experience

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Important note: Due to the high demand for  my workshops , all places on all workshops are limited and sold on a first-booked, first-served basis, which means that you will need to secure your space via my website  as early as possible to avoid disappointment.