Basics of Layering with Wax and Dammar

Build dreamy layers of colour, using pigments and mixed media, with beeswax & dammar resin - pure bliss! Adults - Health and Safety Requirements.

This course covers the basics of layering with wax and dammar.

It gives a good understanding of what Encaustic Medium is. It explains the terminology of working with beeswax and dammar resin (Encaustic Medium) and covers everything from heat sources, supports to work on, equipment needed, and how to work with it, in detail, with close up shots.

Encaustic Wax Medium is applied in multiple layers, fused, and pigmented in a variety of ways.

Mementoes, grasses, and coloured papers are incorporated to create an interesting mixed media style of work.

This style of working has some health and safety and cost implications to be aware of, it is a shortened introductory version of my full wax and dammar course.

On this course, we will look at:

- Different supports to work on

- Different types of Waxes and Mediums

- Introduction to the Basics and Health & Safety

- Demonstration of basics, and versatility of wax

- Learn how to fuse layers of wax together, and get smooth and textured finishes.

- I will share my preferred tools, and hopefully help you to avoid some of the pitfalls I made!

- A video workshop showing you how to create the layered piece in the photograph above.

The course is designed to show you some basics of painting with wax and dammar, using simple methods with mixed media and oil paints to provide colour.

This course gives you the basics you need for you to put into practice and KEEP YOU ENTERTAINED FOR HOURS!

Every piece is totally unique, no two will ever be the same, and you can incorporate many existing materials you already have in your home once you understand the principles.

There's an additional Waxy Art and Inspiration Facebook group which anyone reading this can join right now! Just click and join the group, it's a friendly space to share your creations and get feedback.

Julie has been running wax workshops for almost ten years, it's her passion to inspire others to be creative.

I get as much joy from seeing you create, as I do creating my own work. So many of us have our creativity quashed at a young age, through school, society, life... GET YOUR CREATIVITY BACK...!

Join Julie in 'Arty Heaven', and learn how to paint using HOT BEESWAX...

What other course members have said about the course:

"It’s nice that you are doing these, and I really like your teaching style."

Scroll down to find out more about me, view the materials list and full course curriculum, plus some frequently asked questions.

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Really hope to see you on the inside....!


Your Instructor

Julie Ann Wrathall
Julie Ann Wrathall

I first discovered Encaustic Wax Art in 2012, and it was love at first sight! I was absolutely entranced by this magical medium, and set out to learn as much about it as I possibly could. It touched me on a soul level like no other. On exhibiting my work, it seemed people were as entranced by this medium as I was, and so my teaching began. I've run workshops, demos, art talks and 1-1's to thousands of people over the years, from small art clubs, to The National Honey Show, and Living Crafts, helping complete beginners, who claim not to draw a straight line, through to professional artists wanting to expand their skills. Teenagers to grandparents. I am passionate about sharing this medium, which is a truly healing art form, I've seen it's therapeutic benefits time and time again, so, I'm on a mission to share it with as many people as I can, in a fun, friendly, and accessible way for all.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. Packed full of tips and inspiration!
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

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