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Intro to Encaustic Painting Techniques–2 Day Workshop

Redux Contemporary Arts Center in Charleston offers Intro to Encaustic Painting Techniques with instructor Donna Persinger July 28-29. This two-day workshop will explore techniques such as painting, fusing, incising lines and marks, creating texture, and adding collage elements and photo transfers. Students will create several works of art as they experiment with this versatile, luminous medium. An ancient art form tracing back to the Egyptians, Encaustic means to “burn in.”  Molten beeswax combined with damar resin is applied in layers utilizing various heat sources. Material covered will include a history and introduction to the Encaustic process. Fee: $280 for Members; $350 for Non-members.