Photo Encaustic: luminous layers – P0204-20

Date: Jun 08 - 12, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): K Rhynus Cesark

Tuition: $1,195
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45


Explore the luminous, versatile and limitless possibilities of encaustic, a wax-based paint, in combination with photography and mixed media. During this workshop, students examine their own visual vocabulary through small, large or multi-paneled works. Demonstrations include layering encaustic over photographs, prints, drawings, collages, fabric and transferring images onto an encaustic wax surface to create intriguing works. Additional topics include mixing encaustic paint and media, studio safety, resisting, stenciling and masking, encaustic tools, fusing, metal leafing, collage and alternative techniques.


Encaustic techniques, encaustic gesso/grounds, gluing papers and prints, fusing, mixing medium, mixing encaustic paint from oil paint, dipping prints and papers, black-and-white and color Xerox type transfers, collage techniques, stencils and masks, incising lines, oil pastels and pigment sticks


K Rhynus Cesark received her MFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. She is the Director of the Visual Arts Program at Colorado Mountain College, where she serves as the Assistant Professor of Art. K is a fellowship recipient from the Colorado Creative Industries. She exhibits her work nationally.


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