|Texture & Pigment Sticks
Saturday, July 31, 2021. 10 am - 4 pm, $225
There are several ways of adding texture to your encaustic paintings and we'll explore many of them in this class. You can build up texture by painting through different materials onto your wax, using brush techniques to build up sections of your surface and specialty tools to remove others. It takes many layers to properly build up texture -- but it's worth the patience! I'll teach you the equivalent of a dry brush technique using wax and show you how you can break (or at least bend) the "fuse-every-layer" rule.
A beautiful way to enhance your surface texture is with oil/pigment sticks. Think of this as oil paint in stick form that can be applied directly to your wax paintings. By incorporating pigment sticks with texture, you can add depth to your encaustic paintings not possible with wax alone. We'll explore how best to fill incised lines, glaze with subtle color and draw directly onto the wax surface with vibrant colors.
This intermediate class is for those already comfortable working with wax. All supplies will be provided and most students leave class with 3 finished projects. 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.
If you have trouble registering online please contact me at (503) 348-9139 or email@example.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
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.
- 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.
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.