Introduction day to encaustic painting with Isabelle Gaborit

Saturday 25 February, 10am to 4pm

Join Isabelle Gaborit for a day introductory workshop, learning the ancient art of encaustic Painting in her studio located on the beautifully scenic shore of Lough Derg, close by Williamstown Harbour.

During the day long workshop, you will have the opportunity to discover the fascinating art of Encaustics, an ancient painting process using molten beeswax, resins and natural pigments. Using an experimental approach to explore technique and manipulate the paint, you will be able to create a beautiful artwork and embellish it using a wide range of techniques.

Subjects covered during the introduction class:
• Safety, ventilation, corrects working temperatures, and proper use of equipment.
• Appropriate supports and grounds, palette, brushes, colors and studio set up.
• Different ways to apply paint, fusing options.
• How to achieve a smooth surface.
• Stencilling
• Collage

Class limited to 4 participants for a personal and intimate studio setting experience.
Early booking recommended to avoid disappointment.
Cost: €120, including all materials, a light lunch and refreshments.

Location: Isabelle Gaborit encaustic studio, Whitegate, county Clare

A deposit of €50 is required to secure a place for the workshop. Contact Isabelle at: 0872793819 or email: isabellegaborit@gmail.com

For more information see: isabellegaborit.com/2017/02/12/encaustic-painting

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