Friday, March 12, 2010

2010 Workshop Schedule at KSL Studio in Seattle
























The Heated Palette: 2 Day Introduction to Encaustic
Painting Intensive Workshops


This 2 Day Workshop Intensive provides an in-depth study of the ancient medium of heated pigmented beeswax and is designed for artists that want to incorporate encaustic technique into their own art making practice. Learn the fundamental safety issues, unique tools, and necessary equipment for studio set up, as well as various materials, supports, grounds, encaustic resources and beginning guidelines for painting with a molten medium. Discover alternative ways to draw and paint and add dimension to your work using solvent-free techniques that include brushing, layering, fusing, inlay, incising, collage, and image/drawing transfers. This introductory Workshop will examine essential historical examples as well as contemporary work being exhibited today. Be inspired in this highly creative and experimental environment.

$300 All essential supplies will be provided. Fee includes wax, pigments, panels, gesso, and encaustic tools for your use during class time. Informational materials and 4 panels will be provided for you to take home.

Location:
Instructor: Kristin Swenson-Lintault
KSL Studio, my private studio in NE Seattle, WA.
You will receive directions to my studio and additional information by email upon registration.

WORKSHOPS DATES

March 24-25, 2010
10:00am - 3:00pm

April 14-15, 2010
10:00am - 3:00pm

April 28-29, 2010
10:00am - 3:00pm

May 12-13, 2010
10:00am - 3:00pm

May 26-27, 2010
10:00am - 3:00pm

June 2-3, 2010
10:00am - 3:00pm

June 16-17, 2010
10:00am - 3:00pm

Click here to register online for a Workshop at KSL Studio.

Summer Classes will be weekly night classes starting in July.


Here I am (left) in my studio with artist Wendy LaValle from the Toronto, Ontario area in Canada. You can read about her experience here at KSL Studio on her Waxy and Words Blog. Read more here. She is doing very strong work and is running her Green Arts Gallery as well.
Congrats Wendy!

Review by Wendy LaValle

"Fantastic....Highly Recommended!!!"

Review of KSL Studio, December 15, 2009

I flew in from Toronto Canada to attend a 2 day intensive workshop with Kristin....and it was excellent!! Kristin covered all aspects of encaustic painting from history, to current artists and approaches - she covered a variety of techniques that I got to try; plus safety, and making the medium. I found Kristin to be a very knowledgeable and inspiring artist. Her instruction technique is well organized and professional...excellent handouts and topnotch facility. I can definitely take what I've learned to advance my own practice.

  • Pros:
  • Helpful, Engaging, Encouraging, Smart, Patient, Fun, Good communicator
  • How was this location?:
  • Awesome
  • How was the price?:
  • Great value



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