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Structure is good in this bumpy, lumpy and textural painting class.

  • 225 US dollars
  • Melissa Stephens Encaustic Art & Classes

Class Description

Express yourself with texture and pattern in this class that is strategically designed to be bumpy, lumpy and full of structure (literally!) In Melissa's art studio, you will learn how to use a blow torch and hot wax to create beautiful paintings with raised texture. A unique painting technique, called "accretion," instantly changes your paintings - you will be amazed by your results! Like all good things, this technique takes time. This is a 5-hour class. Melissa will demonstrate and lead you through the steps that you need to achieve a functional surface. Once these initial layers are down, students will learn various carving, layering and heating techniques to create raised textures. Use your imagination when creating geometric and linear patterns to elevate your colorful designs. Learn how to create immediate depth using heat, color, pigment sticks, ink and other art media. One of the best attributes of encaustic paint is that you can touch it! And believe me, you won't be able to keep your hands off this new class! No previous art experience necessary. Must be 18+ years of age.

Cancellation Policy

Classes cannot be refunded, but you can contact Melissa at least 24 hours before class time to reschedule.

Location & Contact Information

  • Melissa Stephens Encaustic Art & Classes

    1812 Newcastle Court, Walnut Creek, CA 94595, USA

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