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Tubac Center of the Arts

Intensive Intro to Encaustic-Painting

with Sherrie Pasternak


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, 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: $50 per student payable to instructor includes: 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. 

TCA Members receive a $50 discount on select classes and workshops.

  • Session 1: Feb 14 - 15th, 2020
    Fri - Sat from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tubac Center of the Arts


9 Plaza Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 Get directions

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