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  • 28 May 2024 12:40 PM | elske deGroot

    Imagine a week where you can dive deep into the art of photo encaustic, creating stunning, layered pieces that tell a story inspired by France. Together, we'll explore techniques to bring your photographs to life with layers, opacity and texture. This is more than just a workshop; it's an experience to unleash your creativity in the inspiring French countryside. 

    1. Expert-Led Workshops: Learn and hone your skills in photo encaustic art with guidance from a seasoned professional in a supportive and inspiring environment.
    2. Creative Rejuvenation: Take this time to focus on your art, experiment with new techniques, and push the boundaries of your creativity.
    3. Scenic Beauty: Set against the backdrop of breathtaking landscapes, our retreat offers the perfect blend of inspiration and tranquility to fuel your artistic journey.
    4. Community and Connection: Surround yourself with like-minded individuals, share experiences, and form lasting connections in a community that celebrates art and creativity.
    5. Relaxation and Well-being: Beyond the art, this retreat is a chance to relax, unwind, and rejuvenate your spirit amidst nature and peace.
    6. Unique Cultural Experiences: Immerse yourself in local culture with exclusive experiences curated just for our group.

    Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Embrace the chance to elevate your artistic skills, find new sources of inspiration, and join a community of fellow art enthusiasts in a setting that is as beautiful as it is inspiring.

    For more details: https://retreats.luxecastudios.com/2024-france-spring-encaustic-enchantment

  • 20 Apr 2024 10:00 AM | Jorge Luis Bernal

    Painting the Landscape  - In Person workshop

    April 20 & 21, 10AM to 4:00 PM

    Costs $470.00 Tax & materials

    Description: This workshop offers the opportunity to learn or fine tune the many techniques and possibilities the encaustic monotype painting can offer and most importantly the exploration of personal  narratives, emotional responses and the creative art making processes.

    On the first day we will cover the equipment, tools, materials, safety, color sticks application and paper lifting techniques, the advantages of masking plus the monotype finishes.

    The second day is dedicated to the landscape painting guidelines: Ultra-simplification, reduction of detail, Expressive and/or textural mark-making and Color alteration. 

    The emphasis will be on simplification and constraint, keeping in mind that the fewer cues to objective reality there are, the more abstract we say it isThere will be plenty of time for action-filled painting and personalized attention.

    For class availability email request to jorgeluisbernal@gmail.com

    Workshop Requirements and Registration: All In-person workshops will be taught maintaining 6’ social distancing. Class size maximum of six (6) people and three (3) minimum. We request all participants be  vaccinated. 

    2024 Workshops full description at jorgeluisbernal.com

  • 16 Mar 2024 10:00 AM | Jorge Luis Bernal

    Cold Wax/ Oil Abstract Art: Color, Shapes & Forms 

    In Person Workshop 

    March 16 - 17, 10AM to 4:00 PM 

    Costs $470.00 Tax & materials included

    Description: This workshop offers the opportunity to learn or fine tune the Cold Wax/Oil, basic techniques, and more importantly the best uses in abstract art painting of color and geometry. 

    On the first day we cover the basics:  Mark-making for structure and expression, color mixing, substrate preparation, tools and paint applications,  the foundational layers, texture, collage significance and placement, the stages of dryness, working wet-in-wet, mechanical and solvent reductions and finally the best practices for finishing your work. 

    The second day centers on geometric art, its about hidden meanings, analogies, protests, deliberate simplification to prove that everything complicated is simple. To feel this meaning, it is necessary to disconnect from reality. We will also look at edges, its transition and importance, 

    For class availability email request to jorgeluisbernal@gmail.com

    Workshop Requirements and Registration:

    All In-person workshops will be taught maintaining 6’ social distancing. Class size maximum of six (6) people and three (3) minimum. We request all participants be vaccinated

    2024 Workshops full descriptions at jorgeluisbernal.com

  • 17 Feb 2024 10:00 AM | Jorge Luis Bernal

    Abstract Art. In Person Workshop

    February 17 & 18, 10AM to 4:00 PM 

    Cost $470.00 Tax, materials included

    Description: This workshop offers the opportunity to learn or fine tune the many techniques and possibilities the encaustic monotype painting can offer and most importantly the exploration of personal  narratives, emotional responses and the creative art making processes.

    On the first day we will cover the equipment, tools, materials, safety, color sticks application and paper lifting techniques, the advantages of masking plus the monotype finishes.

    The second day we concentrate on Abstract Art foundation: Form, color, line, tone, and texture. Likewise, we will demonstrate that by embracing constraint and the unknown we open-up to the many surprises and possibilities to creativity and a visual representation that will speaks of your artistic intention. There will be lots of painting time.

    For class availability email request to jorgeluisbernal@gmail.com

    Workshop Requirements and Registration: All In-person workshops will be taught maintaining 6’ social distancing. Class size maximum of six (6) people and three (3) minimum. We request all participants be  vaccinated. 

    2024 Workshops full descriptions at jorgeluisbernal.com


  • 04 Jan 2024 7:08 PM | Nanette Newbry

    February 17-18, 2024  |  In person

    Newbry Studios, 2055 Westwood Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

    The Most Comprehensive Workshop to Kick-Start Your Practice

    WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

    If you ever wanted to uncover the mystery and magic of encaustic, this foundational workshop is tailored specifically for you. In this two-day workshop, you’ll explore your creativity while learning about this most versatile medium.

    Starting with the safety precautions and setting up your own studio to completing an encaustic painting from your newly acquired knowledge and skills, you’ll learn step-by-step the fundamentals necessary for a successful painting, And, you’ll be with an experienced encaustic painter to guide you through the processes. 

    What you’ll learn:

    • How to set up your own encaustic studio

    • The safety and temperature musts

    • What materials to use

    • How to make encaustic medium and gesso

    • The unique aspects of opaque and transparent colors

    • Ins and outs of using a heat gun, torch or iron

    • Encaustic painting techniques, layering, fusing, inlay, stencils, scraping, imbedding material

    • Best ways to use oil stick, oil, India ink and pan pastel 

    Supplied materials: One 8 x 8 in. cradled panel, encaustic medium, encaustic paints, hot palette, pan pastels, oil sticks, razor blades, India ink, graphite

    Materials you’ll bring: Cradled panels no larger than 12 x 12 in. (2), favorite encaustic paints and R&F oil sticks, pottery tools for scraping, blue painters tape, variety of brushes (not nylon or synthetic) Optional: hake brushes, colored India inks, pan pastel, graphite, charcoal, apron, pencil/pen, notebook, snack  

    REGISTER TODAY. 

    Fee: $395.



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