Encaustic Painting on Photographs Workshop with Leah Macdonald (In-Person)
Learn the art of encaustic painting - heated beeswax mixed with colored pigments applied to a board. In this workshop, your own photos, drawings or prints will be the source material for the final work. Translucent layers of colored beeswax in combination with pigment sticks will be applied to distress and provide texture to the imagery, creating a unique work of art. No experience necessary.
This workshop will include a tour of Leah MacDonald's Cerulean Collective exhibition, on view September 14 - October 9, 2022.
Sunday, September 25, 2022 12 - 5 p.m. $160 (includes most materials) Registration deadline: September 16 (Space is limited to 6 participants) ** Sign up with a friend and receive 10% off both registrations. Use discount code F22Class5 at checkout.
Leah MacDonald is and artist and educator, working with photography and encaustic painting. Her work is a dialogue between her imagination, curiosity, imperfections and desires, telling the tales of womanhood through form, color and texture. She has enjoyed a varied career in the arts, shooting commercial photography, teaching at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, and designing handmade books and wedding albums for the company she founded, Bliss Books. She is currently the Education Curriculum Director at the Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center. Visit leah-macdonald.com.