Discover the beautiful world of encaustic painting !
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 ?
Join me for a 4 weeks introductory course learning the ancient art of encaustic Painting,
online via zoom from the comfort of your own home !
During this course, you will have the opportunity to discover the fascinating art of Encaustics, an ancient painting process using molten beeswax, resins and natural pigments. You will be introduced to the basic 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 and create beautiful artworks . 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
Description of the virtual workshop
I am delighted to be bringing to you an online version of my most popular encaustic painting workshop, finally available for you to book from wherever you are in the world.
You will get the same in-depth information shared during the 4 sessions in the comfort of your own home.
This online course uses Zoom video-conferencing platform, supplemented with study notes and lessons.
You will also have access to one-to-one student support and feedback from me via a private Facebook Group created especially for you if you wish to connect and share your work with a community of fellow encaustic artists.
The class will include demonstrations, guiding you in detail through the encaustic process, interaction and discussion about the methods and techniques shown , and practical exercises which can be submitted via the FB group after the workshops for individual appraisal or group support.
JOIN US ONLINE
FIREPAINT FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME
Sunday 3rd January, 6 pm (GMT)
Sunday 10th January, 6 pm (GMT)
Sunday 17th January, 6 pm (GMT)
Sunday 24th January, 6 pm (GMT)
6 – 7.30 pm ( GMT)
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.
This course is designed to encourage you
to set time for your artistic practise and remain creative
while surprising yourself with what you are able to create.
Let’s share and experience the beauty of Firepainting
This course includes
∴ 4 Weekly live online classes when you will be able to ask questions directly to Isabelle
∴ Weekly demonstration of new techniques and projects
∴ You can have the opportunity to create artworks together in real time , or if you are unable to commit to the weekly class, watch the class at your own pace and to your own timetable, and revisit it as many times as you like
∴ Downloadable Course resources & lessons
∴ Lifetime access to course videos and replays of sessions accessible at your own leisure
∴ Access to private FB group to share your work, stay motivated and encouraged and remain accountable. You will also have access to resources and ask direct questions to facilitator and fellow encaustic artists from round the world !
Lessons & topics covered
Throughout this course, I will be offering guidance and knowledge of processes and techniques I have used for the last decade in my artistic practice.
You will have the opportunity to discover, or expand your knowledge of encaustic painting, while I will be revealing to you unique methods to loosen up and experiment with the medium that will transform the way you create with encaustic painting.
- Resources on Safety, ventilation, correct working temperatures, and proper use of equipment, as you will have a unique access to my encaustic studio.
- Appropriate supports and grounds choose a colour 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 and proper use of a blowtorch
- Create your own colours and making your own medium
- Incorporating mixed media techniques and embedding elements such as collage
- Mark making and Stencilling
- tips, tricks, and insights to loosen up your style
- How to care and frame your work
CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW FOR LIST OF MATERIALS NECESSARY FOR THE COURSE
How long is the course?
This is a 4 week course, when we will meet live via zoom on Sundays : 6pm- 7.30pm IST(GMT). The 4 sessions will last an hour and an half and I will offer in depths rich and personalized activities, demonstration, and exercises to do during the week.
Dates of the sessions:
Sunday 3rd January
Sunday 10th January
Sunday 17th January
Sunday 24th January
What is Zoom?
Zoom is a high resolution video conferencing platform. You do not need a Zoom account to join a meeting, however you will have to download the software for free ( All instructions how to set it up will be explained clearly and simply once you register for the course) . I’ll set up a private meeting online and once you register, I will send you the link & passcode to access the meetings (keep an eye on your Inbox and Spam).
If you are unable to attend the zoom session live, a link to the recording will be send to all via email which you will be able to watch at your own leisure.
Who is the class for?
This course is suitable for all levels of experience, or none, from beginners, to any professional artists who wish to fortify their skills and knowledge.
Experience in encaustic painting or any other form of painting is not necessary as we will go back from basis. As you will get more confident with encaustic painting, we will move to more challenging and inspiring techniques, in order to elevate and challenge your painting process and expand your technical knowledge of encaustic.
What happens after I register for the course?
Very shortly after you register, you will receive more information about gathering your materials, password and access to the class website, and Facebook page
How will you be able to interact with me?
When you register for the course, you will also gain access to a private FB group where you will be able to share your works, ask questions and start conversation. We all have something to say, so let’s share and grow together
You have questions about my workshops? read my FAQ sheet here
You can email me here
Once you register I will provide you with the link to your online classroom, where you will find all the information on how to prepare for your workshop session.
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