Encaustic Classes

Intro to Encaustic Painting

In this encaustic course you’ll learn what tools you’ll need and how to create your own encaustic painting. From recommended heat sources, pigments, mediums, and equipment to prepping, fusing and painting, this course will introduce you to the dynamic world of encaustics. All levels of ability are welcome - from beginners to those who simply want to continue learning using the supplies in the class. Materials are included in the class fee, allowing you to walk away with a completed encaustic painting on wood panel.   

 

Class Fee: $160

Location: Weave and Wobble, Belleville, IL 

Available dates include:

Saturday, August 13, 1-3 pm (2 hrs)

Saturday, September 10, 1-3 pm (2 hrs)

Saturday, November 12, 1-3 pm (2 hrs)

 

Encaustic & Shellac Burn

In this intermediate course, learn how to get the sought-after effect of crackling cells left behind by a shellac burn. You’ll be introduced to a variety of techniques and shellac additives that allow you to get the desired look. All material fees are included in the class fee, allowing you to walk away with a completed piece. *It’s recommended to take the Introduction to Encaustics course or to have prior encaustic painting knowledge prior to taking this class.  

 

Class Fee: $175

Location: Weave and Wobble, Belleville, IL 

 

Dates:

Dates: Saturday, June 25, 1-4 pm (3 hrs)

 

Encaustic & Pigment Sticks

In this course, you’ll learn how to incise, draw, and glaze on your encaustic painting using pigment sticks. Beginning with a wood panel, you’ll layer in medium, paints and oil pigment sticks to create a textured encaustic painting. All materials are included in the class fee, allowing you to walk away with a completed piece. 

 

Class Fee: $175

Location: Weave and Wobble, Belleville, IL 

Dates:
Saturday, April 23, 1-4 pm (3 hrs)

Encaustic & Pan Pastels

In this course, you’ll learn to layer in PanPastels, giving history, luminosity and depth to your encaustic painting. You’ll experiment with blending techniques and stencils as both an underpainting or as the final top coat. All material fees are included in the class fee, allowing you to walk away with a completed piece.

 

Class Fee: $175

Location: Weave and Wobble, Belleville, IL 

Dates:

Saturday, May 21, 1-4 pm (3 hrs)

Encaustic & Image Transfer

In this intermediate course, you’ll learn how to use image transfers within your encaustic paintings. You’ll learn what types of images transfer best and the best techniques to ensure a smooth finished look. All material fees are included in the class fee, allowing you to walk away with a completed piece. *It’s recommended to take the Introduction to Encaustics course or to have prior encaustic painting knowledge prior to taking this class.  

 

Class Fee: $175

Location: Weave and Wobble, Belleville, IL 

Dates:
Saturday, October 15, 1-3:30 pm (2.5 hrs)