INTRODUCTION TO PHOTO TRANSFERS
UPON AN ENCAUSTIC PAINTED SURFACE

January 22nd & January 23rd : 9 AM to 2 PM

$200 per student / $180 museum member

Weekend Workshops introduce a series of courses for adults with a unique format: two consecutive days, 4 to 5 hours each day. The goal of these courses is to foster an interest in the process of creativity and to inspire personal growth. Workshops are taught at the museum by trained experts in each technique or process offered. Each workshop proposes new ways in which learning and community become the mediatic tools for creative experiences. The maximum number of participants is 10 to ensure personalized attention during instruction.

The Photo Transfers workshop is one of three photo encaustic workshops taught by local artist, Andrea Clement.  This workshop will teach you how to create a photo encaustic artwork by employing the photo transfer process. The theme of this workshop is vintage Miami postcards and vintage family photos.  Postcard images will be available for students to use (students may also use personal photographs.)  In this two-day workshop, participants will have a hands on introduction to the techniques of photo encaustic such as creating and building up smooth translucent layers of wax, fusing, creating texture, using stencils, mark making, application of paints, oil pastels, and pigments, and the photo transfer process upon the painted waxed surface. This workshop is open to novice and experienced artists, as well as those who would like to further their encaustic skills. Participants will take home 2 encaustic pieces that they have created from vintage Miami postcards and their own photographs.

Learn more about Andrea Clement

A minimum of 5 participants must be registered. If the minimum quantity is not met, a refund will be issued, or your registration fee will be honored for the next available date.  

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INTRODUCTION TO PHOTO ENCAUSTIC

2022 dates:

Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th : 9 AM to 2 PM

$200 per student / $180 museum member

ADULT STUDENTS ONLY

Weekend Workshops introduce a series of courses for adults with a unique format: two consecutive days, 4 to 5 hours each day. The goal of these courses is to foster an interest in the process of creativity and to inspire personal growth. Workshops are taught at the museum by trained experts in each technique or process offered. Each workshop proposes new ways in which learning and community become the mediatic tools for creative experiences. The maximum number of participants is 10 to ensure personalized attention during instruction.

During this workshop, local artist, Andrea Clement, will teach you how to take your photographs to a new creative level with the ancient art of encaustics. Encaustics is a mixed media technique that involves using a heated beeswax medium which is painted onto your photograph and then other materials such as pastels and paints are incorporated upon and within the wax. This two day workshop is open to novice and experienced artists, as well as those who just want to try something different with their photos. Participants will have a hands on introduction to the techniques of photo encaustic such as guidance towards the types of images that work best for encaustic, creating and building up smooth translucent layers of wax, fusing, creating texture, application of paints, oil pastels, and pigments. Participants will create 2 encaustic pieces made from their own photographs.

Learn more about Andrea Clement

A minimum of 5 participants must be registered. If the minimum quantity is not met, a refund will be issued, or your registration fee will be honored for the next available date.