Metal | Metallic: Shimmer, Luster & Depth in Wax

Class Level: Intermediate

This class is now FULL. Please call us at 845.331.3112 to be added to the wait-list.

In this four-day class, students will learn tips for combining small pieces of found metal and rust in wax and ways to accentuate those objects using iridescent Pigment Sticks and metallic encaustic paint. The workshop will also focus on the surface application of real gold and silver patent, artificial metallic leaf, and metallic foil to create paintings that shimmer. Develop painting ability, control, and a deeper understanding of visual language as you dive into fusing; creating a smooth, even surface; and incorporating metallic elements. This workshop is best suited for intermediate level students. Click title above to read more

Techniques covered:

  • Surface Preparation
  • Incorporating metal into wax
  • Working with metallic encaustic paint
  • Working with R&F Pigment Sticks
  • Artificial metal leaf
  • Artificial metallic foil
  • Working with real gold & silver patent
  • Finishing work

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Instructor: Dietlind Vander Schaaf
Price: $675.00