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Encaustic Wax Painting, Mixed Media & Sculpture For The Love of Wax

Inspired by the Jurassic Coast

Duration: 1 day Intensive Workshop

Price: £250

Book with: Dawn Brimicombe
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Studio 3C, St Micheals Business Centre
Church Street
Lyme Regis

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About the Course

Intensive One on One Encaustic Wax Painting & Mixed Media, using hot molten wax and resin which is then combined with pigments.

An intensive course for complete beginners and Artists wishing to learn a new medium. The course covers safe studio practice, making your own medium, the various substrates which can be used with encaustic, how to apply the wax medium using various heat tools such as blow torches and heat guns.

You will learn various techniques including incising, embedding, lines & edges (techniques such as making marks beneath the surface & filling them with pigments (colour) or stamping into the surface creating impressions in the wax.

We will also cover image transfer using original artwork & photography. You will leave the course with 2/3 birchwood panels & all the relevant information for setting up your own studio. (worksheets provided for your own use and to take home).

I have taught many artists here in the UK and abroad including Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Norway & Switzerland. I hope to continue to spread the love and knowledge for this medium and to inspire those who wish to try an ancient method using modern and contemporary styles.
Join me in the heart of Lyme Regis, Dorset famous for its Jurassic coastline. Come and be inspired!.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials are included in price, 2/3 birch wood panels, wax & pigment, collage material. Free use of R&F Products including pigment sticks and bars.

You may wish to bring some of your own collage materials to use on the day. Please bring an apron.

Light lunch is provided and tea and coffee throughout the day.

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I did an encaustic course with Dawn in her lovely studio in Forset recently and had the best ever time. Dawn is an enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about encaustic art. Her bubbly personality together with endless patience and kindness made for a fabulous couple of days in her studio. I have kept in touch with Dawn since the course, and she continues to offer encouragement and advice. I would thoroughly recommend her course which caters for all experiences.

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Dawn is a great teacher and is so enthusiastic in her work that I found her really inspiring. She told me how she makes her wax and how to get the best results from applying it to wooden boards, driftwood, etc. and the numerous ways of working into the wax with paper, pictures, photos and dry flowers. Her work is different and I will definitely be booking another course soon.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups

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