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Encaustic Painting – Floral


Sunday, May 3    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Instructor: Jordan Pearson

Fee includes all supplies

Class limit 10 students

This class offers students a creative approach to representational painting with encaustic. It is meant for the painter interested in pursuing a creative dialogue with their subject matter, which in this class will be floral; to explore the concept of layering and translucency which wax is so well known for. Jordan will demo throughout the day to cover considerations including composition, focus, texture, use of space, value, and realistic vs impression aesthetics. We will use a specific approach to colour mixing, scraping back, fusing, glazing, and carving in. This class is most appropriate for students who have taken an encaustic class before or who would consider themselves intermediate or experienced with the encaustic process. You will leave the class with 1 medium sized finished painting and 1 small study in encaustic!

About the Instructor: Jordan Pearson studied at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, has a Visual Arts Diploma in painting from Red Deer College and holds a Bachelor of Education in Fine Art from the University of Alberta. She is an artist, educator and beekeeper who does encaustic painting in her Edmonton studio. She is passionate about helping others use art as their creative outlet. Check her work out online! @jordanpearsonalive.

 Supplies: You will receive a 20% discount on all art supplies from your registration until the end of class day!

Included in the Supply Fee: wood panels, decorative & washi papers, pencils, encaustic paints & mediums, brushes & heat tools

Bring suitable art clothes, hand-/tea-towel, soft cloth, sketch-/notebook, snack, drink



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