Immersion into Encaustic Painting, 14th April 2024, Dublin city centre



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Description of the workshop

Dublin I am back!

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? Do you already have some experience with the painting medium?

Then join Isabelle for a day workshop, exploring the ancient art of encaustic Painting right in the centre of Dublin City. During the day long workshop, you will have the opportunity to discover or explore deeper  the fascinating art of Encaustics, an ancient painting process using molten beeswax, resins and natural pigments. You will be introduced to the basic/ intermediate techniques of encaustic painting, sharing its spontaneous virtues of working with texture and colours 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. Using an experimental approach to explore technique and manipulate the paint, you will be able to create a beautiful artwork and embellish it using a wide range of techniques



Date: Sunday 14th April 2024

Time: 10-4pm

Location: Block T 

Cost: €120, including all materials. Also a pdf printout containing all the information you need as well as a list of suppliers.

Class limited to 10 participants.

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


Important note: Due to the high demand for  my workshops this year, 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  as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


Subjects covered during the workshop:


  • 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
  • How to achieve a smooth/textured surface.
  • How to achieve translucency & opacity
  • Mark making ( Inscribing/etching/ sgraffito/ scraping technique)
  • Relief and textural techniques (Cavo rilieveo, dripping, splattering, accretions)
  • and much much more….

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