Workshops

 

Join fellow photographers and artists for a full day of learning the art of encaustic wax to enhance your photography. Kayla Barker will teach you how to turn your photography into wax infused photographs which are encapsulated with a mixture of hot beeswax and tree sap and enhanced with oil paint. During this workshop, Kayla will be sharing the history, art form and steps to using encaustic wax to enhance your imagery.
The day will include supplies for the creation of six pieces and learning about:

history of encaustic
supplies and types of wax
choosing the right photographs
brushing and layering
adding texture and collaging
pouring and scraping
adding color with pigment sticks and oil
working large scale
preservation and care and keeping
framing and presentation
six 8x10 encaustic works using your photographs

 

Upcoming Workshops:

The Encaustic Center
Richardson, Texas
January 22, 2017 - FULL

 
 
Images by Kayla Barker and Sarah Goss Photography