april, 2018

07apr9:30 am3:00 pmFeaturedIntro to Encaustic Painting with Catherine Murray

Event Details

Catherine Murray Encaustic painting

Want to try an ancient art technique?

Students will learn about the ancient art of encaustic painting, using pigments in warm beeswax with Damar resin to create luminous surfaces.  We will explore various encaustic painting techniques with the intent of developing skills and an understanding of possibilities with hot was as an art material.  Students will receive a brief overview of the history of encaustics, including a look at the work of contemporary encaustic artists.  We will use encaustic on paper, wood and mixed media, exploring techniques such as fusing, incising, painting on Plexiglas, collage, and photo transfers. Imagery and content will be up to each student. Materials and equipment will be provided with the course fee.

Cost: $75 tuition plus $25 materials= $100 total fee

Questions: Please email murrayc@etsu.edu

Mail Checks Payable to:
Catherine Murray
552 Matson Rd.
Jonesborough, TN 37659

Or register online at www.kingsportartguild.com using PayPal

Notes: Wear clothing you don’t mind getting messy, bring a bag lunch; if available bring an old pancake griddle and/or propane torch-but not required.

Cancellation Policy: See www.kingsportartguild.com “Workshops and Classes” for policy

About the Instructor:   Catherine Murray, MFA University of Montana, has been teaching sculpture, 3D Design, and a variety of special topics courses, including Encaustic Painting at ETSU for 22 years. She is now a full-time studio artist and has upcoming regional solo shows and sculpture commission in the works.


(Saturday) 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


Kingsport Renaissance Center

1200 East Center Street, Kingsport, TN 37660

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