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Introduction to Encaustic Painting with Michele Randall
June 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023
Description: This class gives participants a hands-on introduction to the encaustic process, an ancient hot-wax painting technique. The instructor will provide a demonstration of basic techniques followed by hands-on studio time. Learn a variety of skills including how to prepare a workspace, prepare wax, build both opaque and translucent layers, create texture, work with stencils, embed objects, incise, transfer, collage, and a big about the history of wax painting.
Tuition: $95 + $45 materials fee
Materials: All materials will be provided
Location: Contemporary Craft (5645 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201)
Cancellations and Refunds: Workshop cancellations are decided three business days before the start date. If workshops must be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, the entire class fee will be refunded through Eventbrite, or you may leave your workshop fee in your Contemporary Craft account for future workshops.
Refund Policy: Student refund requests must be made at least three business days before a class begins. There will be a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given without three-business days notice. Processing of refunds takes approximately three weeks.
If you require accessibility accommodations, please let us know by calling 412.261.7003 and we are happy to assist you.
About the Artist
Michele Randall is a visual artist and instructor. Her abstract and narrative work utilizes a range of mediums focusing on traditional techniques such as encaustic and cyanotype. She earned a MFA in printmaking at Penn State University. Currently she teaches group workshops and individual instruction across the United States. Her university teaching experience includes printmaking, drawing and painting. She is represented by the Roaring Artist Gallery and shows her work regularly in brick-and-mortar and virtual locations.