“Encaustic In Depth: Surface Mastery” Encaustic workshop Nov-Dec SAC

What is encaustic without texture? The sculptural and tactile quality of encaustic is undeniably alluring.  This 2-day workshop will open the door to the many ways of integrating texture, incision and pattern into your encaustic paintings.  You will learn how to successfully use stencils and how to customize the outcome so your artwork is unique.  In addition to textural […]

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“Delta Abstracts” Acrylic workshop Nov

This 1-day acrylic workshop will highlight the relationship of core compositional elements between landscapes and abstracts. We will focus on creating a simple semi-abstract Delta landscape using a limited color palette through step-by-step exercises.  Glazing and layering techniques using opaque and transparent colors will be covered in order to achieve depth in a landscape painting.  In […]

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“Misty Mountains” Acrylic workshop RWC (2017)

Vanishing mountains into the distance of a Winter terrain is one of the most beautiful sights of the year.  Of course the colorful greens of Spring, blue skies of Summer, and the fiery leaves of Autumn are extremely alluring.  However it is equally important to be able to capture the subtlety of those seductive Winter greys.  This full-day acrylic workshop will focus […]

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“Big Sky” Acrylic workshop Nov (SJ)

One of the most beautiful subjects to paint in nature is the ever-changing sky. Sunsets, starry nights, lazy summer days, and storm fronts provide a lifetime of inspiration. Who can argue that one of the most dynamic natural elements of the sky above are the clouds? These are the personality of the landscape and are […]

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“Cloud Clinic” Acrylic workshop Nov (SJ)

Is your head in the clouds? If you want to learn how to create depth, softness and dimension in your clouds then the Cloud Clinic is here to help!  You will learn a variety of techniques to help you master the magnificent cloud! In this acrylic workshop we will create an assortment of cloud studies highlighting various exercises instead […]

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“Deluxe Encaustic Lab” October (SJ)

Do you need an encaustic space to create? It’s finally here! The Deluxe Encaustic Lab is a 3-hour block of time so you can focus, practice and paint.  This lab is uninstructed however I will be present in case you have a question or two.  This lab is designed to be a V.I.P. experience limited to only 6 participants.  Here is […]

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“Encaustic In Depth: Surface Mastery” Encaustic workshop Oct SJ

What is encaustic without texture? The sculptural and tactile quality of encaustic is undeniably alluring.  This 1-day workshop will open the door to the many ways of integrating texture, incision and pattern into your encaustic paintings.  You will learn how to successfully use stencils and how to customize the outcome so your artwork is unique.  In addition to […]

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“Intro to Encaustic” Encaustic workshop Oct 26 SJ

Welcome to the wonderful world of wax! This is going to be an exciting hands-on introduction to the most magical of mediums: encaustic.  In this 1-day workshop we will be covering the basics of encaustic painting including information about materials, tools, safety and studio set-up. This workshop is limited to only six students so you will have plenty […]

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“Encaustic In Depth: Beyond Black & White” Encaustic workshop Oct

Learning encaustic is a little like taming a horse.  It is beautiful, wild and in a split second it gets out of control.  The key to successful encaustic art is understanding the subtleties of the wax and harnessing its natural potential.  When art is forced, the outcome is unbalanced.  When you speak the language of […]

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“Deluxe Encaustic Lab” Oct Sac

Do you need an encaustic space to create? It’s finally here! The Deluxe Encaustic Lab is a 3-hour block of time so you can focus, practice and paint.  This lab is uninstructed however I will be present in case you have a question or two.  This lab is designed to be a V.I.P. experience limited to only 6 participants.  Here is […]

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