Explore encaustic for the first time or expand your skills. The layering of encaustic paint produces luminous and textured surfaces. Experience applying transparent layers, imprinting botanical materials, using transfers, working with stencils and paper. Understanding the properties of encaustic is the first step.
- Instructor supplies small 4x6in test panels for testing encaustic techniques; students will purchase other necessary panels. All other equipment and materials are provided.
- Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
About the Instructor
Lynda Ray received a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, MA in 1987.That year she also attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in ME where she studied under Agnes Martin and Joseph Campbell. Thoughts she references are “perfection is in the mind” from Agnes and the “work parallels the experience” from her professor Rob Moore. Ray has been awarded artist residencies at the Vermont Studio Colony, the Santa Fe Art Institute, and the Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY. She has received the 2018 CultureWorks Artist Grant, as well as fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Program and The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, Inc. Since 1987 her work has been widely exhibited and collected. She lives and works in Richmond, Virginia.
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