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Encaustic Wax



Come get messy with encaustic wax for two days of creative energy making photographic art beyond the ordinary. This workshop will guide you through the steps to create “one of a kind” art pieces blending photography and the art of encaustic painting. Joyce will guide you through the steps to prepare commercial beeswax for encaustic and learn different techniques of working with thin and heavy layers of wax. You will experiment with painting techniques to add subtle touches of color to the photographic image, and then working in a painterly manner, adding collage elements to turn the photograph into a painting whereby the original photograph becomes merely a reference.

Sat,  March 23, 2019      9am - 5pm
Sun, March 24, 2019      9am -  5pm

Cost: $395 includes lunch, Class limit 6 participants

Location: Joyce Wilson Studio, Santa Barbara, CA

Equipment: Please bring at least 5-10 images on laptop, external hard drive, or Jump drive. Laptop loaded with Photoshop. If you do not have a laptop, please advise.

Registration: Please send payment through Paypal to and include your name and email address in the "Note" section. If you prefer to pay by check, please contact Joyce at

Earlier Event: February 23