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Art Workshop for ages 14+ Introduction to Encaustic Painting

Greenville County Museum of Art presents Introduction to Encaustic Painting, a workshop for ages 14 and older, June 27. ¬†Instructor Pat Kilburg will explore encaustic, the ancient art of painting with pigments dissolved in hot beeswax — the same process used by the Egyptians to make mummy portraits. Using modern materials and methods, this class offers an introduction to the beauty and versatility of this luminous medium, including basic painting and fusing, incising lines and marks, and creating texture. This is a workshop for experienced student artists as well as interested adults. Fee of $75 includes materials and lunch.