News — Encaustic

Cloth Paper Scissor with $100 purchase

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Cloth Paper Scissor with $100 purchase

Everyone is so excited for the encaustic edition of Cloth Paper Scissor magazine! This issues features tips and techniques from Cathy Nichols, Julie Snidle, Talliesen, and Mary Beth Shaw! I love the cover painting by Cathy. It is so very sweet.  I have five copies to give away for the next 5 orders of $100* or more.  No coupon code necessary. Order soon as these will go fast. (*before tax & shipping)

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New Workshop: Handmade Paper & Encaustic (New Dates)

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New Workshop: Handmade Paper & Encaustic (New Dates)

Let's Make Handmade Paper & Paint with Wax with Alice & Bethany! In this fun workshop we will go over all of the basics of using the encaustic iron on handmade paper. This class is a chance to relax, made beautiful paper, and create a lovely painting. Day One: Alice of Harmonay Paper teaches the group to create handmade paper using recycled and natural materials. We will use the paper created to make substrates for our encaustic paintings, art cards, and more! Day Two: Bethany teaches the group how to add encaustic to our paper items from day one.Suitable for...

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BUSY CITIES FOUND

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BUSY CITIES FOUND

I was very excited to find original photos from my Busy City series from series from 2011. The copies I had been working with were shot in terrible light and had a real yellow cast to them. It was great to find the bright and cheerful original files. Looking back on this much loved series, I also had the chance to reflect on how far I have come working with encaustic and can see all that I would do differently now. With this in mind, I am am looking forward to revisiting this series with fresh new works - to...

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Summer Flash Sale!

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Summer Flash Sale!

It's time for our Summer Flash Sale!! (Sale ends July 16th) This Friday morning to Sunday night. Use these codes to save at checkout. SUMMERFLASH$5 = $5 off your order of $30 or more SUMMERFLASH$10 = $10 off your order of $50 or more SUMMERSHIP = Free Shipping with no minimums. One offer code per order. Each code can be used once. Codes start this Friday and end on Sunday, July 16th

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Exploring Encaustic Classes for August & September

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Exploring Encaustic Classes for August & September

REGISTER TODAY Learn to paint with beeswax in the beautiful South Okanagan. Encaustic is method of painting where pigmented beeswax is applied to a substrate using a heat source. Through the Exploring Encaustic series of art classes Bethany guides students on their creative journey with a focus on safety and fun. Having worked with encaustic for 10+ years students can be confident in her instruction and will gain a solid foundation in this medium.    August 26 & 27: Exploring Encaustic - Intro to the Hotplate Learn to paint with encaustic using a hotplate as your palette. In this two day workshop you will...

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