Saturday, May 2, 2015

Workshop: The Encaustic Minimalist

Registration Opens June 22 at 10am.

2015 Maiwa Textile Symposium
Workshop Encaustic Minimalist
Daniella Woolf

$395 includes 85 lab fee
October 26, 27, 28,   - Class Limit 14
Maiwa East: 1310 Odlum Drive, Vancouver BC



A three-day workshop that uses very little equipment with big results. Students will work mostly on paper and fabric and some wood panels. The primary tool we will use is a hot stylus pen with six tips designed specifically for encaustic. Participants will explore the following techniques: collage, wax resist, mark-making, transfers, and stencils. Learn how to work with a minimum of supplies: go small and have it all! You will complete a book of all your experiments. Daniella joins us from Santa Cruz, USA.


Instructor Bio


Daniella Woolf holds an MA in Textile Structures from UCLA. She is the author of Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility, The Encaustic Studio, and several instructional DVDs. She is a founding partner of Wax Works West, a school for the encaustic arts in Santa Cruz. Her work is in many collections, is shown internationally, and is the recipient of the Gail Rich Award and the Rydell Fellowship. She is the co-president of the Lucky Girls Society with her wife, Kim.

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