March 9 at 10:00 am - March 10 at 4:00 pm$400.00
Join us for a captivating and hands-on workshop where the worlds of photography and encaustic art converge in a unique fusion of creativity. Encaustic photography is an exciting mixed-media technique that combines the luminosity of photographs with the tactile and expressive qualities of encaustic wax.
In this workshop, participants will embark on a journey through three distinct and captivating techniques, each designed to bring your photographs to life in a truly immersive way. Our skilled instructor will guide you through the following processes:
- Photo to Board: Begin the workshop by learning how to seamlessly incorporate your favorite photographs onto wooden boards. Participants will explore the enchanting process of affixing images to boards, creating a sturdy foundation for the layers of encaustic wax to come.
- Image Transfer: Delve into the magical world of image transfer, a technique that allows you to transform your photos into ethereal, dreamlike creations. Learn the step-by-step process of transferring images onto the wax surface, exploring how the translucent quality of encaustic wax enhances the depth and texture of your photographs.
- Embedding Rice Paper Prints: Elevate your encaustic photography skills by discovering the art of embedding. Explore the delicate and versatile medium of rice paper as you print your images onto its surface and seamlessly embed them into layers of encaustic wax. The result is a harmonious blend of two distinct materials, creating a visually stunning and texturally rich masterpiece.
Throughout the workshop, participants will receive personalized guidance, allowing for ample exploration of individual creativity within the encaustic photography realm. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a beginner, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to experiment with diverse techniques, unlocking the full potential of combining photography and encaustic wax.
Unleash your artistic vision, and join us for an inspiring day of Encaustic Photography—a workshop where imagination knows no bounds, and your photographs take on a whole new dimension.
- Duration: 10:00am-4:00pm each day
- Dates: March 9 & 10, 2024
- Location: This workshop is only available in-person at Upwards Art Studio.
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