One Day Workshops in Encaustic Wax with Leigh Harrison, Deanna Wood and Bonny Leibowitz
Multi Day Workshops in Encaustic Wax, Cold Wax, 3-D and Mixed Media
with Guest Artists from all over the country
Custom designed, One-on-One or Small Group Workshops with Bonny Leibowitz in a variety of Materials and Techniques including Encaustic Wax, 3-D, Foam, Drawing, Painting, Ink, Yupo and Mixed Media.
Mask wearing implemented at this time
We offer a Variety of Ways to Learn
*Start out with a 1-day Introductory Beginner Workshop ($130, all materials included).
In these Beginner Workshops you will be learning a variety of techniques including how to build layers, fuse, texture, work with grids, stencils, embed objects, incise, transfer, collage and much more along with a working knowledge on how to melt and mix wax, a bit about the history of wax painting, a working knowledge of supplies and how to create your own workspace! All supplies included. Saturdays 10:00 to 4:00 as noted on our calendar and by email newsletter.
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For pics of the many techniques you'll be learning, click here.
*Once you've taken an introductory / beginner workshop, come for our 3 or 4 hour Specialty Workshops delving further into processes and learning techniques such as pours, texture, collage, transfers, painterly effects, monotype, 3-D, hot tools and abstraction.
*Once you've taken an introductory / beginner workshop, come back for Independent Workdays to create without any formal instruction using all of our equipment and supplies ($17.00 per hour - the charge for a workday starts at the time you schedule in for).
Monday: 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 to 1:00 or 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 to 4:00 or choose your hours
To Register for a workshop or workday:
To Register for a workshop or workday please go to our Schedule page.
If you prefer another method of payment and registration, please see the options below:
Please include the date of the workshop and type - ie:
Please include your phone number in the email
Once your space is confirmed you can make a deposit of $25 and pay the balance at the workshop or pay your workshop in full via the below payment options:
via Zelle to firstname.lastname@example.org
via PayPal by requesting a PayPal invoice
via PayPal by logging into PayPal and sending your payment to email@example.com
By check to The Encaustic Center, 580 W Arapaho Rd. #271, Richardson, TX, 75080
By credit card; call Bonny at 214-405-5993
Please email for availability firstname.lastname@example.org.
All supplies are included but you might like to bring your own special uncoated papers, tissue, leaves, Xerox and inkjet printout, drawings, unglazed ceramic pieces, stencils, stamps, thread, or thin fabrics, etc. We supply plywood boards and have cradled boards for sale. Check our schedule to find a class that works for you. We also sell encaustic supplies and painting panels.
Bonny Leibowitz, Mixed Media Collage Course, New Dates TBA
Dale Roberts - Friday, April 8th, Saturday, April 9th, and Sunday, April 10th, 2022
Michael "Shem" Shemchuk - Friday, April 22nd, Saturday, April 23rd, Sunday, April 24th and Monday, April 25th, 2022
Sara Post - Friday, May 20th, Saturday, May 21st, and Sunday, May 22nd, 2022 - Surface History: Abstract Layers with Unconventional Materials
Lyn Belisle - Compelling Expressions with Naturally-Altered Paper and Translucent Layers of Beeswax - Friday, September 16th, Saturday, September 17th, and Sunday, September 18th, 2022
Lorraine Glessner - Friday, October 21st, Saturday, October 22nd and Sunday, October 23rd, 2022
Jane Guthridge - Friday, November 4th, Saturday, November 5th and Sunday November 6th, 2022
You'll receive the email newsletter featuring monthly 1-day workshops, Independent Workdays, 3- and 4-hour Specialty Workshops, Multi day Guest Artist Workshops and more!