May 25-29

Its a boat load300

This vibrant workshop combines multiple media techniques with melted beeswax on a variety of surfaces, emphasizing unity of design, texture and color. We work with a combination of both dry and wet media, including soft pastels , watercolor, oil paint/ sticks/ pastels., charcoal, graphite and collage. No acrylic media. All Imagery applicable. Appropriate for continuing painters and collagists. Instructor supplies the wax medium, wax paint, heating tools( griddles, heat guns, torches) practice surfaces and two panels per student. 

 May 25-27, 2019                                  Tuition: $ 425
Fri- Mon. 10 am-4  pm                      Materials fee: $75 ( to Instructor)
Studio 55, 55 Howe Road                Register:online:www.studio55martinez.com
Martinez, 94553                                (through PayPal) Tel. 925 937-6422                                                    

mira@mirawhitefineart.com/http: http://www.miramwhitefineartworkshops.com


  Due to the nature of this workshop, the Instructor is supplying many of the materials and requires a materials fee of $75 to  help defray the costs. Please pay at the workshop. CASH is preferred payment.  


 2 Cradled, primed Birch Panels 8’x8”  for each student
8 ply museum mat board , small pieces for mounting  8”x8” for practice pieces
Paint Brushes
Encaustic Medium ( wax with damar resin)
Encaustic Paint ( the rainbow spectrum plus white)
Heat Guns, torches, heating surfaces ( electric griddles, fry pans)
Graphite Powder, Charcoal powder
Some scraping tools
Some Collage tools
Some Oil Pastels pigment sticks, soft pastels & Drawing Media,
Watercolor in spray bottles
Tubs for pouring Wax


You will need 300 lb w/c paper or  4 or  8 ply museum board – 1 full sheet cut up in 8 “ squares for exercises
Your collection of watercolor, drawing, oil  and collage materials including:     Watercolor crayons, charcoal, oil pastels, water based graphite pencils, colored pencils, Oil paint  sticks, graphite pencils.Wax loves Oil. No acrylic paint
Additional Surfaces to work on:  Must be Absorbent and Inflexible:
2 Wood *or prepared Encaustic panels—8”x8” up to  14”
300 lb. watercolor paper





         Wax Paper- full rolls

 3 Bristle utility brushes ,  variety of sizes ½”, 1”, 2” – cheap are fine.

     Nitrile Gloves for protecting hands

     Scissors, Tweezers,

    Collage materials: Papers, Threads, Xerox images, photos

    Masking Tape for stenciling—1/2 “ , 1”

    Rags/ Wear crummy clothes, bring an oven mitt

    The following mediums are entirely optional but extremely useful

                                       Oil Paint Sticks ( Sennelier or R&F are be

        Watercolor crayons ( Caran D’Ache  Neo color II), Woody Stabilo)                              Sumi Ink ( optional)          





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