Intro to Encaustic Painting Workshop

August 10-11, 2019

11AM – 5PM

$250 – All supplies included. No experience necessary. 

Studio Location

610 Paris Ave
Port Royal, SC 29907

Class Description

Students will explore the world of encaustics while learning how to use the medium with various heat tools, and mark making supplies. We will work to develop their skills in creating with Bees Wax This workshop will allow each participant to enjoy the therapeutic experience of being creative alongside artist and instructor Emily Scott Pack.

Encaustic medium is comprised of natural bees wax and damar resin with pigment added for color. It is dated as far back as 5 BC.

Introduction to Encaustics

  • History of Encaustics
  • Encaustic materials and tools
  • Safe studio practices and ventilation
  • Heating and fusing your work
  • Buffing and Cleaning your work
  • Substrates and panels – choosing what to paint on
  • Incorporating collage, stencils, and other techniques
  • Demonstrations and Instruction will be followed by hands-on creating in the studio
  • All supplies included
  • Maximum of 6 participants

Each participant will take home at least one finished work of art!


Create. Inspire. Empower.