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Encaustic Explorations

Encaustic painting is the process of painting with hot pigmented beeswax. This technique is ancient, but has become increasingly popular with modern artists of today. Come delve into the versatility of this fascinating medium that invites you to experiment! Participants will learn about encaustic history, safety, surfaces, and fusing. In this comprehensive class we will be exploring a variety of techniques such as incising, image transfers, pigment sticks, mark-making, collage, mono-printing, and incorporating photos. 

Students will create several pieces of art. Students will leave with multiple pieces, utilizing a variety of techniques.

All materials supplied. All skill levels are welcome.

Water, Coffee, Soda, and Snacks available by donation. Or bring your own.

Pre-Registration is Required. Click the button below to Sign Up!

Sunday, Feb 12, 2023


Level: All Levels

Age 18+

Workshop Fee: $185

Supplies: All Supplies Included

Student Supply List

Meet your Instructor...

Shelley Jean

Shelley Jean is an Arts Educator with over 30 years experience.

She currently teaches at the Maitland Art Museum, Art Studios of Cocoa Beach as well as her home Studio, Secret Place Studio.

She is the President of the Florida Chapter of International Encaustic Artists and a Demo Artist for R&F Paints.

Workshop Policy

All fees associated with classes and workshops are non-refundable.  In the event a registrant needs to change or cancel their registration, the registrant should contact the Beach Art Center as far in advance as possible. Any agreement to change, cancel or transfer a registration after the class/workshop date has taken place is made at the sole discretion of the instructor.  

Beach Art Center reserves the right to cancel workshops if minimums are not met or for any other reason relevant to business needs. In the event of a cancellation initiated by Beach Art Center, the registrant will receive a full refund.  Beach Art Center does not hold credits on account for future use.

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