I’m excited to let you know that Stephanie Hargrave is repeating her excellent “Intro to Encaustic Painting” online class starting Tuesday, October 18th!


Intro to Encaustic Painting
Instructor: Stephanie Hargrave
4-week, 12-lesson class • $125
Encaustic Painting

REPEAT SESSION! Class Dates: October 18 – November 11, 2016
Note: If you have previously signed up for this class, you are welcome to join in at no additional cost. Email me to get on the list! — Carla


Encaustic painting is using melted and pigmented beeswax to create exciting, luminous paintings. If you have ever been curious about encaustics, you’re in for a treat! This 12-lesson online workshop covers a brief history of this ancient medium, what equipment is needed, setting up your work space, mixing colors, adding other media like paper and thread, safety… everything you need to know to start making your own encaustic paintings.

Olivia I 

Blood Flowers 2

Capra Hircus




Class Itinerary

Week 1:
   Tuesday: Set-up and Safety
   Wednesday: Brief History and Fusing Clear Wax
   Friday: Adding One Color

Week 2: 
   Tuesday: Working with Opaque Colors
   Wednesday: Working with Transparent Colors
   Friday: Mixing Colors

Week 3:
   Tuesday: Burnishing Tissue Paper
   Wednesday: Japanese Paper with Drawings
   Friday: Charcoal Transfer

Week 4:
   Tuesday: Carving and Inlaying Line
   Wednesday: Thread and Linen Paper
   Friday: Finishing/Polishing your Paintings

For more information and to sign up, click HERE!