the encaustic center

580 W. Arapaho Rd. #271, Richardson, Texas, 75080

Beginner Workshops (Saturdays)

1-day beginner workshops $120

 

Specialty Workshops (Saturdays)

Special 3 hour workshops - noon to 3pm - $60

Special 4 hour workshops - noon to 4pm - $80

 

Independent Workday Time

$16 per hour

The charge for a workday starts at the time you schedule in for with the following times:

Monday: noon to 3:00 or 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 to 1:00 or 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 to 4:00 or choose your hours

Saturday: 10:00 to 4:00 or choose your hours

Sunday: noon to 3:00

 

Assisted Workdays (Saturdays)

$20 per hour

 

Click on a class in the calendar to see more details.

 

Find this month's detailed information below the calendar and email Bonny at bonny@theencausticcenter.com to join in.

 

PayPal buttons are below the calendar.

Workshop Supplies

All supplies are included but you might like to bring special papers, Xerox and inkjet prints, drawings, unglazed ceramic pieces, stencils, stamps, and threads etc.

 

We supply plywood boards and have cradled boards for sale.

 

To purchase supplies:

Fridays noon to 3:00

Saturdays 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Mondays noon to 9:00 pm

Wednesdays 10:00 to 9:00 pm

Sundays noon to 3:00 pm

To confirm we are here or to make an appointment for another time:

please contact Bonny at bonny@theencausticcenter.com  or 214-405-5993

 

Learn to paint with wax

The Encaustic Center is a unique facility where instructors Bonny Leibowitz, Deanna Wood and Jane Cornish Smith teach the beautiful art of painting with wax.

 

We offer a variety of ways to learn:

*Start out with a 1-day Introductory Beginner Workshop ($120, 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. Most Saturdays and additional days where noted; 10:00 to 4:00. Please see the schedule and email for availability bonny@theencausticcenter.com.

 

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. Or schedule in for an Assisted Workday by choosing a skill you'd like to work on, then email Bonny to confirm a time; $20 per hour.

 

And/or:

*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 ($16.00 per hour - the charge for a workday starts at the time you schedule in for).

Monday: noon to 3:00 or 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 to 1:00 or 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 to 4:00 or choose your hours

Saturday: 10:00 to 4:00 or choose your hours

Sunday: noon to 3:00

 

Please email for availability bonny@theencausticcenter.com.

 

* The Encaustic Center also offers 3-day guest artist workshops, specialty workshops, and mini workshops. Please join the mailing list for announcements bonny@theencausticcenter.com.

 

Workshop Supplies

All supplies are included but you might like to bring special papers, leaves, Xerox and inkjet prints, drawings, unglazed ceramic pieces, stencils, stamps, threads, 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.

 

 

 

Workdays:

Once you've taken a Beginner (Introductory) or Specialty workshop you may like to come for Workdays with no formal instruction but plenty of time to create with our supplies and equipment.

$15.00 per hour. The charge for a workday starts at the time you schedule in for
with the following times:

Monday: noon to 3:00 or 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 to 1:00 or 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 to 4:00 or choose your hours

Saturday: 10:00 to 4:00 or choose your hours

 

Please email to schedule in: bonny@theencausticcenter.com

 

 

Assisted Workdays:

Once you've done a beginner workshop you may like to take our Assisted Workdays!

Delve further into processes such as texture, collage, transfers, monotypes, 3-D, painterly techniques, pours, and how to use the wood burning tools and sealing irons. It's your chance to ask questions about process and materials allowing us to help you realize your vision.

Request the skill you'd like to work on.

 

Three hours $60.00

Available Saturdays 11:00 to 2:00, noon to 3:00 or 1:00 to 4:00; please inquire

 

Assisted Workday Supplies:

We supply small plywood boards, papers, paint and the use of equipment and materials included in the $60.00 fee but there is an additional $15.00 supply fee for larger pours and additional papers on larger projects. Some pigment sticks are provided and additional colors may be purchased here.  We have cradled boards for sale. You are welcome to bring images on a flash drive to print out here, special papers, leaves, Xerox and inkjet prints, drawings, unglazed ceramic pieces, stencils, stamps, and threads etc.

 

Please email to schedule in: bonny@theencausticcenter.com

 

Click here for more information on Assisted Workdays.

 

 

For more information:

Bonny - bonny@theencausticcenter.com or 214-405-5993 To Register

 

Cancellation Policy:

The deposit amount of $25.00 to hold your space is non-refundable but in the case of a cancellation the amount will be applied to another date, as long as there is space available. The charge for a workday starts at the time you schedule in for.

 

Liability Policy:

By purchasing this class you agree to hold Deanna Wood, Bonny Leibowitz and The Encaustic Center free from any liability in the event of accident or injury to yourself or your personal belongings during any classes.

 

Deposit

$25 holds your spot with the balance due at the workshop / workday.

 

Cancellation Policy:

The deposit amount of $25.00 to hold your space is non-refundable but in the case of a cancellation the amount will be applied to another date, as long as there is space available.

 

To Register

Use the Pay Now buttons below to pay via PayPal or credit card.

Or send a check to The Encaustic Center, 580 W. Arapaho, Richardson, TX 75080.

 

To make a deposit for an introductory/beginner workshop, assisted workday, 3 hour mini or specialty workshop:

Email bonny@theencausticcenter.com to make sure there's room in the workshop that you're interested in. Once your date has been confirmed, click on the Buy button to pay your $25 deposit using PayPal or your credit card:
$25

To pay in full for a 3 hour/half workday:

Email bonny@theencausticcenter.com to make sure there's room in the workday that you're interested in. Once your date has been confirmed, click on the Buy button to pay $45 for a half workday using PayPal or your credit card:
$45

To pay in full for a 3-hour specialty mini workshop or an assisted workday:

If you would like to pay the whole amount for the workshop/workday now, click on the Buy button to pay $60  for a workshop/workday using PayPal or your credit card:
$60

To pay in full for a 4-hour specialty enhanced mini workshop:

If you would like to pay the whole amount for the workshop/workday now, click on the Buy button to pay $80  for a workshop/workday using PayPal or your credit card:
$80


To pay in full for an introductory/beginner workshop:

if you would like to pay the whole amount

for the workshop now, click on the Buy button to pay $120 for a workshop using PayPal or your credit card:
$120

 

580 W. Arapaho Rd. #271, Richardson, Texas, 75080