Hi friends! Ready to brainstorm ways to progress your ideas and body of work? Would you like to take a dive into a particular technique or a medium? Or, have a one on one consultation? Lets design something just for you! This can be as short as one hour or we can book several hours or days.
This is an amazing and fun way to work together and I've seen some fantastic work coming out of participants
Below are some of the offerings and the pricing. Let me know your area(s) of interest. With your input,
I'll customize something just for you and we'll get going on this exciting adventure.
Contact me at email@example.com for any questions, more info and to schedule your sessions.
One hour: $100
Book seven hours or more at $90 per hour. Sessions can be broken up into various days / weeks.
Times and Days are flexible - including some evening hours.
One hour: $90
Book seven hours or more at $80 per hour. Sessions can be broken up into various days / weeks.
Times and Days are flexible - including some evening hours.
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
Some supplies included for In-Person Participants - TBD
Costs for the model - figure painting - are an additional charge.
Let's talk and brainstorm a session for you. Please reach out at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy the beauty, fun and versatility in working with Tyvek. We'll be ironing, inking and optionally using acrylics as well, then thinking about ways to attach and build forms.
Bonny Leibowitz, Not This, Not That, 2018 Installation, Tyvek, inks, acrylic and dry pigment
Detail of: Bonny Leibowitz, Not This, Not That, 2018 Installation, Tyvek, inks, acrylic and dry pigment
Monotypes are an original printmaking process of laying down your paint, in this case on a heated surface with encaustic paint, and then gently laying the paper down to pick up the beautiful image. You can then work back into it with more encaustic paint and or inks. This is so much fun - a loose and freeing process. No encaustic painting experience required, just go for it!
Bonny Leibowitz, Small Shifts and Massive Alterations 2018 86" x 73" wax, pigment and ink on Masa pape
Explore materials and ways to combine them into 3-D objects. We'll be building forms with wire, acrylic, a spray foam and a two-part foam and or encaustic in various combinations with found objects and other optional materials. Included is my Power Point presentation of artists working today with various materials and installations in exciting ways. We will also look at various options hanging the
Jean Mcintosh, Branches, foam, vinyl, acrylic, wire
Diane Harper, cardboard, wire, cheesecloth paint, branches
Dominique Simmons, wood, wire, paper mache, plaster, cheesecloth
In these sessions we'll be using a material called Wonderflex which we'll heat and form. The material hardens into shape as it cools! GREAT fun!
Bonny Leibowitz, Phantom Wing, 2020, Wonderflex, 30"x12"x5"
Fosshape is a unique material which you can dye, cut and heat to form semi rigid objects. It's amazing to work with - come explore the MANY possibilities!
Bonny Leibowitz, Yes, I'm Perfectly Safe 2017 15" x 16" x 2" dyed, semi-rigid Fosshape
Bonny Leibowitz, The Unraveling 2017 42" x 58" x 12" dyed, semi-rigid Fosshape
Play around with approaches to landscape painting from literal to abstract in oils, acrylic, ArtGraf and or inks.
Bonny Leibowitz - Landscape - ArtGraf Viarco Pigmented Tailor Chalk on Yupo
Bonnie Tollefson - Landscape - ArtGraf Viarco Pigmented Tailor Chalk on Yupo
Explore the elements of composition, color, molding paste textures, washes, splashes, opacity, form, line and so much more. This session includes a PDF on abstraction and exercises to help develop your personal vision.
Bonny Leibowitz - Oil (demo)
Bonny Leibowitz - Painting on textured surface using palette knife - can be done with acrylic or oils
In this session we'll be working with this beautiful water soluble material, ArtGraf Viarco Pigmented Tailor Chalk, using additive and subtractive methods to create a variety of line quality, washes and form which can be applied to abstraction, non-representational or image based work. Watercolor, inks and acrylic can be added to this process as well.
Bonny Leibowitz - "Ho
Trey Hoffmann, Acrylic on Yupo, 24x36
In this session we'll be manipulating inks with various tools to create transparent overlays, utilizing the natural reactions of ink on Yupo to lead the way. The paper can then be cut to collage.
Bonny Leibowitz - Alcohol Inks, Brusho Inks and collage on Yupo
Liz Mitchell, inks on Yupo
In this session, we'll be mixing paints on a palette and using pigment sticks along with various natural brushes to work with the figure. You'll be invited to work from photography, drawing and / or imagination.
Bonny Leibowitz - Encaustic (demo)
In this session, I'll be sharing the best papers I've found for printing which also receive encaustic wax and techniques for collage (and scaling up, if interested). We'll work with pigment sticks and paint to enhance the image.
Bonny Leibowitz - Engage, 2012 30x30 photography, encaustic wax and pigment
In this session, we'll be using various papers, and natural elements such as grass and fibers with encaustic to create a textural surface.
Bonny Leibowitz - Encaustic with grasses, inks and paper (demo)
In this session we'll explore various natural fiber - hand made and machine made papers. We'll be working on the HOTBox with Encaustic paint and embellishing with inks, if desired. This is a very freeing, intuitive and active process.
Bonny Leibowitz - 2013 30x56 encaustic monotype and photography on seichosen
Explore the elements of composition, color, washes, splashes, opacity, form, line and so much more. This session includes a PDF on abstraction and exercises to help develop your personal vision.
Bonny Leibowitz - Nature of the Beast 2020 33.5" x 42.5" x 1" monotype, encaustic paint and pigment on cradled board
In this session, well be using acrylic, alcohol inks, various papers, collage, speedball inks, scrapers, brushes, brayers and simple monotype processes to create dynamic compositions.
Bonny Leibowitz - acrylic, alcohol inks, various papers, collage, speedball ink (demo)
Consultation Sessions can cover a broad range of topics. We'll customize your consultation session(s) to meet your needs. You can bring work to the studio for me to assess or I can come to your studio, if you're in the area. Seeing your work and meeting with you via Zoom is another productive and beneficial option.