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Duality: Different Side of the Same Me

Southampton Arts Centre 3-201 High Street, Southampton, ON

This exhibit explores the duality that exists in everyone. There is an inner-child and an outer-adult. The child wants to play and explore. Whereas the adult wants control and structure. The ongoing struggle to balance both aspects is shown in encaustic and mixed media paintings created by Amelia Kraemer. This exhibit is hosted by Southampton …

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Making Your Way Through

Southampton Arts Centre 3-201 High Street, Southampton, ON

We all experience times of poor mental health. This exhibit explores how we get ourselves through tough times. Encaustic artists from around southwestern Ontario were asked to create artwork that shows their strategies for coping. This exhibit is hosted by Southampton Arts and is presented by Upwards Art Studio. It features artwork from more than …

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Recurring

Encaustic Photography

GB Arts 938 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, ON

The union of encaustic with photography is quite amazing. The depth created by the wax and the ability to colourize a black and white photograph, is unlike any other combination of media. There are many different techniques that marry the two including: transferring, embedding, and adding wax as a final layer to a prepared photo. …

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Waxy Weekend

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington, ON

This weekend workshop is intended to expand on basic knowledge of painting with encaustic. You will learn about: masks and stencils, photo transfers, collaging with wax, mark making, using Pan Pastels. Prerequisite: Encaustic Primer (or similar) All materials are provided.

Get Tickets $300 5 tickets left
Recurring

Encaustic Photography

GB Arts 938 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, ON

The union of encaustic with photography is quite amazing. The depth created by the wax and the ability to colourize a black and white photograph, is unlike any other combination of media. There are many different techniques that marry the two including: transferring, embedding, and adding wax as a final layer to a prepared photo. …

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Encaustic Primer

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington, ON

Learn the basics of painting with encaustic. This ancient media combines beeswax with a tree resin to raise the melting temperature and make it more durable. You’ll learn the basic setup and safety. The morning will be dedicated to exploring the different heating tools, including a blow torch and iron. The afternoon will be spent …

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Get Tickets $150 5 tickets left

Waxing Wisdom – November 2021

Upwards Art Studio + Virtual 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington, ON

This gathering of like-minded artists will stretch your creative spirit. Each month a different aspect of creativity is discussed using prompt questions, quotes, poems, and prose. You will receive an email with the discussion prompts before each monthly session to digest and contemplate. If you select the “virtual” ticket, you will join the session via …

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Get Tickets $20 – $100

Encaustic Primer

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington, ON

Learn the basics of painting with encaustic. This ancient media combines beeswax with a tree resin to raise the melting temperature and make it more durable. You’ll learn the basic setup and safety. The morning will be dedicated to exploring the different heating tools, including a blow torch and iron. The afternoon will be spent …

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Get Tickets $150 5 tickets left

Waxing Wisdom – December 2021

Upwards Art Studio + Virtual 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington, ON

This gathering of like-minded artists will stretch your creative spirit. Each month a different aspect of creativity is discussed using prompt questions, quotes, poems, and prose. You will receive an email with the discussion prompts before each monthly session to digest and contemplate. If you select the “virtual” ticket, you will join the session via …

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Get Tickets $20 – $100
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