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Celebrate Southampton!

Southampton Arts Centre 3-201 High Street, Southampton

Celebrate Southampton! is an exhibition honouring the sights, sounds, lifestyle, people and sense of place, pride and belonging that is Southampton. I have 2 paintings that feature images of the flooring at Armen's Cafe in downtown Southampton. Armen’s is the best place to grab a delicious lunch on a day spent at the Southampton Arts …

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Southampton Arts – Guest Artist

Southampton Arts Centre 3-201 High Street, Southampton

Discover a selection of inspirational mixed-media paintings by Amelia Kraemer for purchase in the Fire Hall exhibit space. These paintings incorporate ephemera, chalk paint, and encaustic. Each piece tells the story of the person featured in the vintage photograph.

Introduction to Encaustic Virtual Workshop Test-Run

Virtual - Zoom

Learn the basics of painting with encaustic medium. Topics include: safety; materials; basic fusing using an embossing gun, iron, and blow torch; layering colours, both transparent and opaque; along with carving and scraping. If time permits, additional topics will be covered. The workshop will run over three 2-hour sessions. The sessions will take place on …

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$35

Introduction to Encaustic Virtual Workshop Test-Run

Virtual - Zoom

Learn the basics of painting with encaustic medium. Topics include: safety; materials; basic fusing using an embossing gun, iron, and blow torch; layering colours, both transparent and opaque; along with carving and scraping. If time permits, additional topics will be covered. The workshop will run over three 2-hour sessions. The sessions will take place on …

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$35

Introduction to Encaustic Virtual Workshop Test-Run

Virtual - Zoom

Learn the basics of painting with encaustic medium. Topics include: safety; materials; basic fusing using an embossing gun, iron, and blow torch; layering colours, both transparent and opaque; along with carving and scraping. If time permits, additional topics will be covered. The workshop will run over three 2-hour sessions. The sessions will take place on …

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$35

I2E – The Basics

Virtual - Zoom

Encaustic is an ancient medium which lends itself to beautifully layered paintings. In this workshop you will learn safety, studio setup, and the basics of painting. You will learn how to fuse each layer of wax using a blow torch, heat gun, or encaustic iron. You will learn about layering transparent and opaque colours. You …

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$70

I2E – Texture Galore

Virtual - Zoom

Having explored the basics of encaustic, now expand your skill set. In this workshop you will discover all things texture. Learn to use wax to create dimensional paintings that jump off the canvas. Try your hand at stencils and masking. Prerequisite: I2E: The Basics (or equivalent). Suggested materials list will be emailed to participants upon …

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$70

Make It Personal

Southampton Arts Centre 3-201 High Street, Southampton

I will guide 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 to their person or the story they want to create but I will also have a …

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I2E – Images & Collage

Virtual - Zoom

Learn how to incorporate detailed images into your encaustic paintings. Focus will be on the three techniques to easily add drawings, simple images, and line work. You will learn how to transfer a printed photo or image, how to collage papers using wax, and how to make marks using a variety of options. Prerequisite: I2E: …

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$70

I2E – Finishing Touches

Virtual - Zoom

You have an almost-completed encaustic painting... now what? In this workshop you’ll learn to add finishing touches to your artwork using pan pastels and pigment sticks. These add an extra dimension to your painting and can highlight and unify the overall piece. You will also learn ideas for finishing edges and framing. Prerequisite: I2E: The …

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$70
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