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Encaustic Painting – Sherrie Posternak

February 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - February 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm


Artist and teacher Sherrie Posternak will introduce students to the fascinating unbounded medium of encaustic- painting with heated, pigmented beeswax medium. This ancient medium is experiencing a truly extraordinary revival, and after two full days of demonstrations and student experimentation, you will understand why. A full range of beginning and intermediate techniques will be taught: history and safety, studio set-up, substrates and grounds, surface techniques and fusing, recipes for encaustic medium and paint, more advanced texture and surface techniques, collage, mixed media, and 3-D applications.

Supplies provided by teacher: Use of all equipment, tools, and supplies. Supplies/materials provided for reimbursement by students listed below.

Kit/supplies fee: Encaustic medium, encaustic paint, brushes, cradled and uncradled wooden panels, encaustic ground, some collage materials, soy solvent, razor blades, beeswax, damar resin, pigments, Gamsol, lint-free cloths, masking tape, and stencil making materials, some mixed media materials. $50 per student payable to instructor.

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Cover image: Sherrie Posternak, “Aura Capitulo Cinco,” encaustic and pigment stick


February 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am
February 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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Tubac Center of the Arts
9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
(520) 398-2371


Tubac Center of the Arts