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Spectacular Shellac

Saturday, June 12, 2021. 10 am - 4 pm, $225
Saturday, July 17, 2021. 10 am - 4 pm, $225
Location: Portland, Oregon

In this class we'll use shellac mixtures to paint onto warm wax then super heat until it cracks, leaving an elegant organic finish that would be impossible to paint by hand. It's gorgeous!

This requires the use of a torch, so if you aren't familiar with how to use one you'll learn that too, while I emphasize both creativity and safety. I have mixtures in a variety of colors and will show you several easy ways to make your own custom colors at home.

All supplies will be provided so you can start paintings from scratch, but if you have paintings in progress please feel free to bring them in sizes up to about 11" x 14" so you can get right to experimenting with the shellac mixture.

Confirmation, directions to my studio and additional information will be emailed to each student upon registration. Space is limited to 5 students so classes fill quickly.

This is an intermediate class for those comfortable working with wax. If you haven't taken a beginning encaustic class you will have to complete one before learning this advanced technique. Feel free to call me with any questions.

NOTE: If the date you want is listed below then there is still room in that class.

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If you have trouble registering online please contact me at (503) 348-9139 or waxx@lindarobertsonarts.com. Classes must be paid for in full by cash, check or credit card prior to the class to confirm your spot. When your payment is received you will be emailed a confirmation notice, additional information about the classes and a map to my studio in NE Portland.

Please note: I am fully vaccinated! Class will be held in my private studio in NE Portland and will be held following CDC COVID-19 protocols. To keep everyone safer, everyone who enters my studio must show proof of vaccination, and cannot participate in classes until two weeks after their final shot.

Following the recently updated mandates, masks will not be required and 2 artists will share a 6 foot table and one hotplate just like we used to. There may be up to 5 students in each class. I look forward to welcoming you back into my studio!





Cancellation and Liability Policies

  • Cancellation 14 days before the class date = full refund or may change to another class.
  • Cancellation less than 14 days before the class date = full refund minus a $30 cancellation fee ONLY if the space is filled by another paying student.
  • No show = no refund.
If the workshop is canceled by the instructor, you will receive a full refund. If another instructor must be substituted for Linda Robertson due to illness or emergency you will have the option to attend the class with the substitute instructor or cancel/reschedule without penalty.

By registering for this class you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending the class, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Should any injuries occur during or as a result of participation in any class or workshop, the registered student agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Linda Robertson and all employees, instructors and volunteers connected with Linda Robertson Arts.












Questions? Contact Linda Robertson at waxx@lindarobertsonarts.com
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