Thursday, April 11, 2013

WORKSHOP Encaustic and Paper

Registration Opens June 24 at 10am

2013 Maiwa Textile Symposium
Daniella Woolf



$250 includes 75 lab fee
October 3, 4, 2013 - Class Limit 14
Maiwa East: 1310 Odlum Drive, Vancouver BC


In this popular two-day class (based on the DVD of the same title) students will be introduced to the exciting possibilities of encaustic on (and with) paper.

Participants will warm up by making large sumi ink paintings. Then follow demos on numerous techniques for working with paper, including collage directly on the heated palette, transfers, drawing directly on the encausticated paper with india ink, and rusting on paper and fabric. We address a number of ways in which you can mount works on paper. You will leave class with a completed sample book of your work.

Daniella arrives from California where she is a principal of Wax Works West, a school for the encaustic arts. 


Instructor Bio

Daniella Woolf holds an MA in Design with a specialty in Textile Structures from UCLA. Over her career she has worked in a variety of media, including fibre, collage, jewellery, installation, and most recently encaustic. She is a principal of Wax Works West, a school for the encaustic arts, in Califonia. She teaches in the western states for R&F Handmade Paints and globally for Wax Works West. She is a 2007 recipient of the Gail Rich Award for excellence in the arts in Santa Cruz and the 2008 Rydell Visual Arts Fellowship. 

Her current work is exhibited nationally and internationally. She has a very popular teaching DVD, Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility, and a  book which is a “gallery between pages” under the same title. Her newest publication, The Encaustic Studio: A Wax Workshop in Mixed-Media Art, was  published in 2012 by Interweave Press. She blogs at Encausticopolis under the name Dotty Stripes.

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