The supply list is not daunting and I can show you easy solutions to ventilation and gathering the minimal equipment you will need to get started.
You can do many of the techniques with nothing more than a hot pot of wax, a few chip brushes from the hardware store,
a heat gun and things you already have around the art studio or garage.
You will be the one to decide how much time you wish to devote to each day's lesson.
I am teaching you techniques that you will apply to your own paintings along with a few projects that we can
work on together to advance our experience with the medium.
My goal in presenting this class is to offer something for both the beginning wax artist as well as the more advanced.
You may not use some of the techniques presented but you will have more knowledge to draw on at every level.
(laughs) No, we'll use cheap dedicated brushes for the wax. But if you accidently grab the wrong brush I'll tell you how to get all the wax back out so you can use it again.
I'll even tell you how to get all the old gunked up acrylic out of your good brushes.
Yes, in the first video I'll cover that.
I'm going to leave the videos and all the links up for 30 days after the class has officially ended. That will give you plenty of time to view
all the videos and work on the projects that interest you.
(laughs again). Yes, I'll be giving away 2 original encaustics during the class through a random drawing.
Well, that depends on where your work is now. But certainly I can give you the perspective
of a juror and gallery participant. I will do everything I can to help you
move to the next level. I would love nothing more than to see each of us succeed in our goals.
There are so many techniques that include photography, collage, sculptural effects, abstract design and outright lucky accidents
that I would say this is the one area where you dont need to know how to draw.
I think you will make beautiful work right away with this most forgiving medium.
Yes, I plan to have the class presented as a beautifully designed eBook with internal and external links that will make
navigation through the various techniques a snap. This will enable you to have all the videos, lessons, questions and answers
forever in a format that will allow you to view them at your convenience. Anyone who signs up for the course
will be able to purchase the eBook at a reduced rate.
I think it's going to be an awesome class. (big smile)
"This really is the best online course I have taken. Such attention to detail." ---Sharon
"The videos for this class are wonderful! The images are so clear, the sound is great."---Ginny
"I loved the fresco wash video! I have watched it 8 or 9 times now. I was sooo excited to try this technique and paint a beautiful woman's face." ---Dorylyn
"I am loving (!!!) this class." ---Mary Beth
"Thanks for opening my creative eyes! This is definitely one of the best online classes I have taken .. and I've taken quite a few! "---Fran