Barbara De Pirro - Encaustics Effects Using Acrylics Workshop (Online); June 13 & 20, 2020

Date & Time:
June 13 – 1:00-4:00 PM PST
June 20 – 1:00-3:00 PM PST
Level: All
Medium: Mixed-Media

Our live online classes are taught via Zoom. Students have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum where you can share work, comment and ask questions. Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll receive instructions about how to access the class.

To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an IPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.

In this 2 day online workshop you will discover how to create the luscious effect of wax encaustic using GOLDEN Acrylic Gels and Mediums. Artists will learn how to apply various products to painted or collaged surfaces discovering the unique qualities of each. We will explore a range of methods using transparent & translucent, tinted and un-tinted Mediums & Gels, creating both smooth & textural surfaces. These techniques will create a mysterious & luminous depth, enriching your artwork!

This class will not be recorded.

Day 1 will be filled with multiple technique demonstrations, product insight, plus questions & answers. 
The week between instructor will send out a summary of the class. Artists are encouraged to experiment with all of the techniques independently creating samples to share in the next session. 
Day 2 the results of those experiments will be discussed, review of any techniques, additional demos if needed plus more tips & tricks! 

Golden Product Demonstrations:
Fluid Paints (Heavy Body Paints can also be used)
Gloss Medium
Fluid Matte Medium
Matte Medium 
Clear Leveling Gel 
GAC 800 
Soft & Heavy Gel (gloss, semi-gloss & matte) 
Pastel Ground 

Possible Substrates:
Mixed Media board, illustration board, canvas board, heavy watercolor paper or wood panels/cradles

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