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February 2017

SPRUILL: INTRO TO PHOTO-ENCAUSTIC PAINTING

February 5, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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Intro to Photo Encaustic Painting with Kim McGill Stuart Sunday, February 5, 11:00-4:30 Description Take your art to new dimensions by learning to combine the ancient art of encaustics with modern photography and printing techniques. Participants will learn how to integrate a photographic image with encaustic through techniques such as layering, painting, and by making the original imagery translucent. We will create textures and washes adding interest and depth to your photos. Overview of proper tools and safety procedures. INTRO…

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SPRUILL: ADVANCED ENCAUSTIC PAINTING

February 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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Spruill Center for the Arts Registration for Encaustic Workshops Open in Dunwoody, GA Instructor: Penny Treese If you’re already addicted to the luscious layering of wax and empowering feeling of “painting with fire,” join Penny Treese in her advanced encaustic painting workshop and elevate your work to a new dimension. This intermediate workshop is designed to introduce a variety of new techniques, as well as begin open dialogue and encouragement involving the content of students’ paintings. Moving beyond technique, we…

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March 2017

SPRUILL: TECHNIQUES in ADVANCED PHOTO-ENCAUSTIC PAINTING

March 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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TECHNIQUES in ADVANCED PHOTO-ENCAUSTIC PAINTING with Penny Treese All Levels Max.10 Thursday, March 9, 10:30-4:30 Description Learn several of Penny's unique techniques and secrets in manipulating images to create photo-encaustic paintings. Add texture to your photos by distressing with water, wine, found objects, steel wool, natural pigments and more. Explore printing and manipulating photos on translucent papers like mulberry, tissue, and other fine art papers. Photos printed on Japanese papers then saturated with natural beeswax and fused, create luminous results…

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SPRUILL: ENCAUSTIC TEXTURE AND EMBEDDING

March 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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Spruill Center for the Arts Registration for Encaustic Workshops Open in Dunwoody, GA Sunday, March 26, 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM Instructor: Kim McGill Stuart Explore the rich, touchable and textural qualities of encaustic wax. Spend the day creating tantalizing textures with oil pigmented wax, water and fire. Emulate textures from coral reefs to smooth surfaces, reminiscent of glassy lake water at dusk. Embed or press objects into wax that are personal to your story-charms, string, bottle-tops, branches and memorabilia.…

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April 2017

APR. 9-SUN = Intro to Encaustic Workshop Painting w/Kim

April 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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spruill encaustic workshops

Encaustic Workshops Open at Spruill Center for the Arts in Dunwoody, GA  Introduction to Encaustic Painting Explore the basics of the ancient art of encaustic painting. Encaustic painting uses a wax-based paint composed of beeswax, resin, and pigment. We will review setting up an in-home studio set-up, safety issues, surface options, choosing the right torch, color mixing, fusing with a torch, layering, creating texture and more. This class is for students that have never used wax as a medium before…

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September 2017

SEP.17 SUN = Introduction to Photo-Encaustic Painting w/Kim

September 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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spruill encaustic workshops

Photo-Encaustic Workshops Open at Spruill Center for the Arts in Dunwoody, GA Encaustic Workshop Photo Encaustic Encaustic workshop focused on exploring the artistic benefits of adding encaustic wax to photographs. Take your photo images to new heights by adding a layer of pigmented wax medium. Learn the start-up tools necessary to create photo-encaustic pieces.  Be comfortable with exploring techniques such as layering, scraping, carving or simply make your image translucent with wax. Learn how to enhance rich textures by adding…

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October 2017

OCT.6 FRI = Encaustic Workshop : Ironing on Paper w/Penny

October 6, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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Encaustic Workshops at Spruill Center for the Arts in Dunwoody, GA Encaustic Workshops Ironing on Paper Encaustic wax painting technique : Ironing results in a unique and beautiful experience for the artist and the viewer. Surfaces can be created to emulate coral-thick and textural; or thin layers of pigmented, natural, unbleached beeswax can be fused to watercolor paper or wood surfaces revealing subtle, transparent layers of color that seem to pulsate and move before the eyes of the beholder. In…

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OCT.29 SUN = Introduction to Encaustic Painting Painting w/Kim

October 29, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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spruill encaustic workshops

Encaustic Workshops Introduction Open at Spruill Center for the Arts in Dunwoody, GA Introduction to Encaustic Painting 5 WORDS: Paint with fire and wax. This beginning workshop is designed to help students learn about the various ways to paint with hot pigmented wax.  The basics of traditional encaustic painting will be covered, including an intro to home studio set-up, equipment, materials, health and safety.  Utilizing a blow torch, discover how extreme heat affects pigmented wax, using its inherent translucency and…

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November 2017

NOV.16 THU = Intermediate to Advanced Painting w/Penny

November 16, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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Encaustic Workshops Open at Spruill Center for the Arts in Dunwoody, GA Encaustic workshops immediate/advanced If you're already addicted to the luscious layering of wax and empowering feeling of "painting with fire," join Penny Treese and elevate your work to a new dimension. This is designed to introduce a variety of new techniques, as well as beginning to open a dialogue involving the content of paintings. Moving beyond technique, we will delve into what inspires each artist, guiding them into…

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December 2017

DEC.2 SAT = Collage, Assemblage w/Beeswax w/Kim

December 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spruill Center for the Arts, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta (Dunwoody), GA 30338 United States
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Encaustic Workshops Exploring Collage Open at Spruill Center for the Arts in Dunwoody, GA Encaustic Collage and Assemblage Workshop In this encaustic workshop we will explore merging wax with collage and assemblage items. By merging the art of collage, found objects and pigmented beeswax you will create a piece that is marked by nuance and individual vision. Adhesives, blow torch and wax techniques will be discussed as will conceptual and process-oriented approaches to developing your assemblage vision. Piece conception and…

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