Date: Saturday, September 8
Time: 10 a.m. till 5 pm
Fee: $270 members/$300 non-members
Ages: 18 and above
Tools and supplies included
Students may opt to purchase their own supplies and equipment for a reduced fee.
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Experience the beautiful art of painting with wax! Join Visiting Artist Jane Cornish Smith in this special one-day workshop that covers the basics and beyond of creating with this ancient medium. Participants will learn a variety of techniques, including fusing, layering, creating texture through reductive and additive methods, incising, stenciling, and more! The history of encaustic, a working knowledge of materials, and safety considerations will be covered, as well as color, concept, and composition. Demonstration, lecture, one-to-one guidance, and individual student painting time will yield one-of-a-kind luminous works of art.
All experience levels welcome. All supplies included.
About the instructor:
Originally from Ontario, Canada, Jane Cornish Smith was born into a nomadic and artistic family. She has widely exhibited abstracted figurative and landscape work using wax and mixed media in shows such as Texas/London – A Transatlantic Collaboration of Style and Subject Matter at the Malthouse Gallery in Lyme Regis, England; and New Texas Talent at Craighead Green Gallery in Dallas and others. She received her MFA degree from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and BFA and MLA degrees from Southern Methodist University. Jane has attended artist residencies at the International School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture in Umbria, Italy; the Vermont Studio Center; and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has also received Purchase Awards from Texas A&M University-Commerce, the University of Texas at Tyler, and Brookhaven College. Her work can be found at the Museum of Encaustic Art in Santa Fe, and the Tenby Museum and Art Gallery in Wales, and is pictured in UU World Magazine, Encaustic Arts Magazine, and Columns. Jane enjoys teaching, and making art in her studio in rural Lone Oak, Texas.
Minimum 6 students. Maximum 8 students.
Members receive a discount on workshops and classes. Please select appropriate rate from the drop down menu during checkout.Eligibility for discount is based on level of membership. For Student and Friend memberships, the individual member is eligible; for all other membership levels, the member and immediate family (up to four people total) are eligible. Memberships will be verified and must be active the date of the workshop(s) to qualify for the discount.
St. Tammany Art Association’s educational programming is made possible through the generous support of our Season of Arts sponsors.Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Louisiana Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and as administered by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts/ArtWorks.