Encaustic Workshops


 Introduction to Encaustic; The Basics

Saturday 24 August, 2019

Saturday 27 October, 2019

Cost $135 (All art materials and equipment is included)


A one day crash course that covers everything from  equipment needs, safety in the studio, how to make medium, the qualities of different types of waxes, fusing techniques, and an introduction to some basic techniques for how to apply encaustic paint and build up a surface.

Further Explorations in Encaustic Technique

Sunday 25 August, 2019

Sunday 27 October, 2019

Cost $135 (All art materials and equipment is included)

Develop your visual vocabulary with an emphasis on fusing, mark making, collage and texture, as well as exploring techniques to create translucency and depth.
**This course requires some experience with encaustic painting or the introductory class.

Can’t make these dates? Give me a call. I am happy to create new workshop dates for a group of 3-4.

Phone or email  to register:


Phone: 250 653 2012


Classes will be held at my studio on Salt Spring Island

Bring your own lunch. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided.

Please wear old comfortable clothing and shoes.

Some feedback from workshop participants:

I loved it. You’re a wonderful teacher. Lots of exposure to different techniques
Great balance between information and feedback
Fun and relaxed, a trustful environment
Quality instruction followed by experimentation. Great fun. I learned a lot!

Payment policy: Payment is due two weeks before workshop date. Cancellations are fully refunded up to two weeks before workshop date. Any cancellations after the deadline are 100% refunded if there is a waiting list and the place can be filled. Otherwise the money is not refunded but the student has the choice to use it as credit towards another workshop.