Have you ever wondered what encaustic is? It's melted, pigmented beeswax! This historic painting medium is experiencing a major resurgence. Let's bring it back!
This workshop covers a brief history of encaustic, equipment needed, setting up your work-space, mixing colors, adding media and of course safety. Additional techniques will include collage, image transfer and combining oil with wax. Everything you need to start creating with encaustic. Hands-on work time will enable participants to create up to three panels. Feel free to bring things you’d like to include into your paintings, photos, pressed plants,and misc. ephemera.
No experience necessary.
Students must be 16 years of age or accompanied by an adult.
About the Artist:
Sandra is an artist and an artist educator. She has over thirty years’ experience working with others in various creative capacities. Her artwork is primarily abstract and composed of intriguing layers, similar to the layers of her life.
Sandra exhibits her work in competitive galleries, art centers, hospitals and universities both locally and nationally. Her work has won numerous awards and is held in private collections. She is a certified K-12 art teacher and encaustic instructor. Sandra conducts workshops at art centers and in her Pennsville, NJ studio. She serves on several non-profit boards, supporting visual and performing art and arts education.
Sandra earned her Associates Degree in Visual Communications from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, her BA in Art and BA in Art Education from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. She added a minor degree in Early Italian Renaissance Art History at the Studio Art Center International in Florence, Italy. Most recently, Sandra earned her MA in Art Education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.
Connect at: sandrakoberlein.com Social media: Sandra Koberlein