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Waxing Wisdom – August 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

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

Adventures in Accretion (Texture in Encaustic)

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

Accretion is the result of building up thin layers of wax into a textured painting. There are two types of accretion: organic and controlled. You will learn both types including how to start, applying the layers, and fusing. You will also learn how to incorporate using an iron to achieve the illusion of a highly …

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Encaustic for Photography

Southampton Arts Centre 3-201 High Street, Southampton

$90 + $50 material fee. August 28 from 10am-4pm. Register through Southampton Arts. Encaustic is a very old technique using pigments and wax to "paint" and this course marries its otherworldly, ethereal characteristics with photography. Participants are shown how to mount photos on substrates and use a mixed media approach to either convey the personality …

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Trust The Process

Upwards Art Studio 75 Melville St, Centre Wellington

"Trust the Process" is born out of the need to dive deeply into and explore the creative process. This workshop is intended for those who have been leading a creative life (or your intention is to lead a creative life but you're not quite there), but it is not necessary that you are an expert …

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Get Tickets $450 5 tickets left

Waxing Wisdom – September 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.

Get Tickets $300 5 tickets left

Waxing Wisdom – October 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

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 …

Encaustic Primer Read More »

Get Tickets $150 5 tickets left

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.

Get Tickets $300 5 tickets left
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