Serving the creative arts community of Three Rivers, California, near the entrance to Sequoia National Park
Learn how to use beeswax as a collage medium! Beeswax is a natural material that acts as a glue and preserver for all types of works on paper. Working on wood panels, students will be shown how to incorporate watercolor paintings, pastels, drawings and collage papers into new and exciting works of art. Using the unique properties of beeswax, students will work back into the new artwork with oil paint, pastels and oil pastels to create additional imagery and textures. Note: Beeswax is not compatible with acrylic paintings. More will be discussed about this in class.
For a materials fee*, the instructor will provide:
Suggested supply list to bring with you:
About the Instructor:
Amber George is a painter and printmaker and received a BFA from UCLA in 1994. Her work is represented by galleries across the country where she frequently shows her paintings and monotypes. Her work was featured in Embracing Encaustic, a book highlighting encaustic painting techniques. She has been teaching adults and children in San Diego since 2001.
Artist Website: artistambergeorge.com
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Call 559-561-4671 for more information.
$165 for Arts Alliance Members, $215 for non-members
Fee includes lunch, provided by St. Anthony Retreat
*$40 materials fee paid at the time of the workshop to the instructor.
Add $25 for registration after the earlybird deadline of July 7, 2012
Refund, minus $25 administration fee, for cancellation made by June 30, 2012
[all artwork on this page © Amber George]