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Exploring Encaustic Workshop: Intro to the Iron

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Exploring Encaustic Workshop: Intro to the Iron

Let's Paint with Wax! REGISTER TODAY In this fun workshop we will go over all of the basics of using the encaustic iron on painting cards. This class is a chance to relax and play with colour.   Suitable for all levels, no prior painting experience needed. All supplies provided When: Sunday, August 13, 2017 Where: Bead Trails, 13207 Victoria Road North. Summerland, BC Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm  Fee: $50 + GST = $52.50 What to bring: Snack for lunch and comfortable painting clothes. Max 6 students. 

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Encaustic & Mixed Media Classes with Bethany

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Encaustic & Mixed Media Classes with Bethany

Let's paint! Four new creative classes to help you explore encaustic or mixed media in a fun and relaxing setting. Treat yourself to creative play.    

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Exploring Encaustic 2016

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After a thoughtful process I have come to the conclusion that some time needs to be taken to refocus on my art and future passions. It is with this decision that I am going to take a break from teaching for a while after the annual Exploring Encaustic series. The class was originally going to be 5 days all together - that option is still available - but there will be 2 other options for folks who were wanting to get some shorter training in as well. Different options now available for Exploring Encaustic 2016There are now 3 options:Option #1....

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Happy Spring 2016 & Exploring Encaustic 2016

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Happy Spring 2016 & Exploring Encaustic 2016

To celebrate the blossoming colors of spring we are celebrating with a sale on Enkaustikos EnkaustiKolors paint sets.  These perfectly matched color sets are a great introduction to the Enkaustikos product line. They are richly pigmented and easy to use. Each set contains 4 bars of encaustic paint. They are easy to mix with each other or extend with medium. I love the Landscape and Shimmer sets - though they are all so gorgeous it is hard to chose just one! Until the end of April all Encaustic Art stamps are 20% off. Please use the code: ASTAMP2016 at checkout to...

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March class at the Summerland Community Arts Council

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March class at the Summerland Community Arts Council

Exploring Encaustic: Intro to the Iron & Stylus 2 Day Saturday and Sunday, March 19th & 20th, 10:30am to 4pm with 1/2 for lunch each dayCost: $100 with $40 supply fee Curious about painting with pigmented beeswax?     Please join me for this fun 2 day introductory course where you will learn the basics of working with the encaustic iron and stylus. We will cover safety, set up, and the basic  techniques with lots of time for creative exploration. We will explore painting on different types of paper, collage, and using mixed media with your work. Everyone will go home...

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