Art of Encaustic

by Deborah Kapoor

by Deborah Kapoor

Bellevue College Continuing Education offers one of the most extensive group of classes in Encaustic Art in the Northwest. We offer from beginning classes to more advance. It is just one part of our extensive art offerings being taught by local professional artists.



Introduction to Encaustic

Encaustic painting is an ancient medium of beeswax, damar resin, and pigment recognized for its resplendent surface and rich color. Paint is fused together with heat, creating an enamel-like finish.  Gain a thorough set of skills, as well as tips for setting up a safe studio space at home!   No prior experience required. Tuition includes basic materials and tools.  See web for additional information.

Encaustic Mixed Media

Learn the art of encaustic in this multi media exciting new class! Explore a variety of materials and techniques! Prerequisite: Introduction to Encaustic

Encaustic and the Book

Explore how to incorporate encaustic into the bookmaking process. Examples of different approaches will be shown in class. Text, images and ephemera are options for creating content to make encaustic books in this 3-day workshop. Individual encaustic workstations will be provided for students with heat plates, heating tools, book board, Arches paper, thread, and encaustic paint. See website for Supply List. Prerequisite: Intro to Encaustic



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