Encaustic Workshops

Upcoming Encaustic workshops with Jude Lobe. Coming soon will be workshops in Cold Wax & Oil painting. Sign up to be on email list to get notified of Cold Wax & Oil workshops. Include text that your want more info about the workshop.

• ENCAUSTIC PAINTING WORKSHOPS
One-On-One workshops – Encaustic Workshop/Retreat  –  Open Studio 


 


ONE-ON-ONE WORKSHOP: 9:00 – 12 pm.
Instructors: Jude Lobe
Location: Osprey Studio, Mebane, NC
Date: Jude will contact you to work out a date to fit your schedule.
Cost: $100
All materials will be supplied including boards. At the end of the workshop you should have completed at least 2 works of art.

This workshop is designed to give one a hands on introduction to creating in encaustics. In this workshop students will learn the basics:

• Materials needed to begin working in encaustics.
• What type supports to use and how to prepare them.
• Creating colored wax from earth pigments.
• Embedding objects, fabric or paper into the painting.
• Fusing layers and learning heat control.
• Inscribing and making texture.
• Applying alcohol ink.
• Sources for supplies.

You will receive a Workshop pamphlet that has information about how to begin working in Encaustic and sources. At the workshop we will begin by doing three 8X8 flat boards of techniques. You can choose from the following six encaustic  techniques that you would like to pursue: Glue Textures, Embossing, Collage, Incising, Embedding natural elements & Shellac Burning.  These will give you starter panels for finished paintings to use during the workshop.

This is a one-on-one class, so it will be designed for your specific needs. The date will be set up to fit your schedule. When paying, include your email and phone number.

Should any injuries occur during or as a result of participation in any class or workshop, the registered student agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Jude Lobe and visiting instructors and volunteers connected with Osprey Studio.





• ENCAUSTIC WORKSHOP & RETREAT

Instructors: Jude Lobe and Carol Engler
Location: Horseshoe Farm, Westfield, NC
Dates: Friday afternoon, Saturday & Sunday. July 7th, 8th & 9th, 2017. [FULL]
Cost: $400. (Includes Friday evening light meal, overnight accommodations, Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch)
Spend the night in the air-conditioned cabin on-site.  Limited to 4 persons.
All materials will be supplied. At the end of the workshop you should have completed at least 5 works of art.

Spend the weekend in a beautiful venue to learn encaustic painting. Spend free time hiking trails in the woods along the river and  lake, cooling off  in the swimming pool, and relaxing at night in the hot tub with a glass of wine.

We will have orientation on Friday, sessions on Saturday with breaks for lunch and dinner. On Sunday we will begin with breakfast then have a session. After breaking for lunch, participants can begin departing. If you want to hike on Sunday, a lunch bag with sandwich and drink will be prepared for you.

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Scene from walking down the trail from the cabin is this view of the lake.

What will be covered
• Materials needed to begin working in encaustics
• What type supports to use and how to prepare them
• Creating colored wax from earth pigments
• Embedding objects, fabric or paper into the painting
• Fusing layers and learning heat control
• Inscribing and making texture
• Shellac Burning
• Sources for supplies.

Space is limited. Small class size (usually 4 students) makes for a very personalized learning experience and students of all skill levels gain from the intimate studio environment. Due to the limited number of spaces available per class early registration is recommended to secure your spot.  Cabin has 2 twin beds in downstairs bedroom, and 2 twin beds and 1 king size bed in the upstairs bedroom. It has a full kitchen if you’d like to bring snack food or extra drinks.

You will receive a Workshop pamphlet that has information about how to begin working in Encaustic, the workshop schedule and sources for materials. At the workshop we will begin by doing six 8X8 flat boards of techniques; Glue Textures, Embossing, Collage, Incising, Embedding Natural Elements & Shellac Burning.  These will give you starter panels for finished paintings to use during the workshop.

Please give your name and address so we can send you directions, syllabus and schedule and reminders about bringing a bathing suit if you are using the hot tub and/or swimming pool. Towels and linens will be provided. You do not need a paypal account to pay. 

Should any injuries occur during or as a result of participation in any class or workshop, the registered student agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Jude Lobe and Carol Engler and any other volunteers connected with the Encaustic Workshop & Retreat.


JULY 7 – 9, 2017

FULL – email to be put on waiting list.

You can also PAY BY CHECK. Email (CLICK HERE) to let us know you are signing up so we can hold a spot for you. Then mail check to: Jude Lobe, 303 S. Eighth St., Mebane, NC 27302.