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Encaustic Primer

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

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 – June 2021

Upwards Art Studio + Virtual 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

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

OOAK Mixed Media Collage

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

Make your own one-of-a-kind (OOAK) art using collage and wax. The first day you'll make your own OOAK papers using a variety of media and methods. Be prepared to unleash your inner artist! The second day will be dedicated to collaging your papers, along with other ephemera and a central image. The third, and final …

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Make & Take – Dad’s Encaustic Afternoon

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

Spend a lovely afternoon with your kids partnering to create one-of-a-kind encaustic artwork. Each child needs one guardian as a collaborator in creating the artwork. Each pair will make up to 4 mini encaustic paintings that are immediately presentable in a 5x7 frame. You will learn basic fusing and photo transfers. Requirements: Children must be …

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Mixed Media Explorations – Gelli-Plates, Collage & Encaustic

Southampton Arts Centre 3-201 High Street, Southampton

$360 + $120 material fee. June 21-24 from 10am-4pm each day. Register through Southampton Arts. This four day immersive exploration of texture, colour and process provides an overview of several artists "toolbox" techniques to add interest, complexity and originality to your mixed media collages. Day 1: Create a multitude of gelli-plate prints using acrylic paint,  …

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Make It Personal

Southampton Arts Centre 3-201 High Street, Southampton

$180 + $100 material fee. July 3-4 from 10am-4pm each day. Register through Southampton Arts. Amelia Kraemer guides participants through creating their own narrative based, mixed media painting as materials and imagery are used to create a story, fictional or real, about the central character. Participants are encouraged to bring their own ephemera that relate …

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Encaustic Primer

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

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 – July 2021

Upwards Art Studio + Virtual 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

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

Waxy Weekend

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

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.  

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Photography & Encaustic

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

In this weekend workshop you will explore many different ways to incorporate encaustic with photography. You will learn how to: mount your photos to a panel use chalk paint and collage to block out or enhance areas collage with wax tint the image using Pan Pastels distress the image using Pigment Sticks Use paper as …

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