Integrating Photography with Encaustic – Embedded Photos – May 2024

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Event Series Event Series: Integrating Photography with Encaustic

May 15 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Unlock the captivating fusion of encaustic and photography in this hands-on workshop designed for artists seeking to broaden their mixed media skills. Encaustic, an ancient technique involving molten wax, offers a unique and versatile medium for artistic expression. When combined with photography, it creates visually stunning and tactilely rich artworks.

In this immersive session, participants will delve into the fascinating world of embedding photographs within encaustic layers. Led by experienced instructor Amelia Kraemer, this workshop will guide you through the step-by-step process of seamlessly integrating your own photographs into encaustic compositions.

Throughout the workshop, you will:

  • Learn the fundamentals of encaustic painting, including safety protocols, materials, and basic techniques.
  • Explore embedding photographic images onto an encaustic surface.
  • Experiment with layering techniques to create depth, texture, and visual intrigue in your compositions.
  • Receive personalized guidance and feedback from the instructor to help you refine your techniques and achieve your artistic vision.
  • Engage in hands-on exercises and demonstrations to reinforce your understanding of the integration process.

Whether you’re a seasoned encaustic artist looking to expand your repertoire or a photographer interested in exploring new avenues for your work, this workshop offers a dynamic opportunity to merge two distinct mediums into one captivating art form. Join us and unlock the boundless creative possibilities of encaustic photography!

This workshop is part of three session series exploring the different ways of incorporating encaustic with photography.


  • Duration: 2 hours from 7:00-9:00pm
  • Dates and Time: Wednesday May 15, 2024
  • Materials: All necessary encaustic materials provided, including wax, pigments, and brushes. Please bring an 8×10 cradled panel. Be sure to email your image cropped to 8×10 to as soon as possible.

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May 15
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Upwards Art Studio
975 2nd Avenue East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H5 Canada
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