Step by Step these courses will show you the way!

Project oriented, technique focused, creative imagination opening!

Four new courses opening in January designed to allow the participant to follow step by step instruction to create a beautiful work of art. Get comfortable with the process while learning techniques that can be utilized time and again!

Early registration savings available through course opening dates!

Two new courses now open:

  • Encaustic Memory Keepers - classroom now open!
  • Painted Fabric Collage - classroom now open!

Two courses to open on or before January 30th:

  • Encaustic on Plexiglas
  • Small scale Assemblage

*Note: Early registration means you are purchasing at a discounted rate, prior to the classroom opening, and will receive an email to notify you when the course is available in your course library, per dates listed above. 

Encaustic Memory Keepers

Elevate special objects, collections, or memories to works of art worthy of display and contemplation in this course. 

Classroom now open!

Techniques include: 

  • Basic encaustic setup and application
  • creating stable permanent connections in wax
  • creative reuse of a traditional canvas or panel as container for objects
  • Utilizing book or journal pages as symbolic memories
  • Utilizing collections in repeat design
  • Symbolic burning as design detail
  • creating textures and highlighting the beauty of the details with pigment stick or tar
  • Attaching a hanger for display 

Registration $75 

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Painted Fabric Collage

Classroom now open!

 

Love the look of natural dyed materials but find the process intimidating? Don't have access or room to gather equipment, forage for plant materials, or have limited time to create? This course was designed with you in mind! 

Painted fabric collage will walk you through creating beautiful dyed textiles, and adding interest with surface design using paint you probably already have in your studio!

19 video lessons taking you through the step-by-step process, from sourcing fabric, creating beautiful dyes and surface design using paint, and a detailed look at the collage process using textiles, including a unit on the basic principles of composition.

Self-paced, no deadline to complete, unlimited access

Registration $75 

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Encaustic on Plexiglas

Techniques covered include: 

  • Using plexiglass as a substrate for encaustic wax painting and why it works!
  • working with translucent and opaque layers on a clear substrate!
  • creating double sided and reverse layered designs!
  • utilizing images and collage elements!
  • drawing, painting, and mark-making on a plexiglass surface!

Regular Registration $75 

Early registration $57!

 

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Small Scale Assemblage

Course opens on or before January 30th

Techniques covered include:

  • Designing with found objects
  • Creating secure attachments
  • incorporating paperclay
  • Assemblage works as jewelry
  • Assemblage for display
  • more!

Regular Registration $75 

Early registration $57!

 

Register Now!