“Incora Imparo" - "I'm still learning" - Michelangelo Buonarroti at age 87
Meet The Artist
Sandra brings a hands-on approach to her teaching. She offers multiple level classes as her goal is to meet the needs of her students. Sandra has over forty years as an artist and educator. She enjoys working with others and sharing her skills and experiences.
WORKSHOPS (scroll below for details) All workshops and studio time are offered at my Pennsville, NJ studio unless otherwise noted. For information regarding private classes, specific course requests, overnight accommodations, studio rental or anything at all - feel free to contact me! firstname.lastname@example.org
2023 Create Dates at my Pennsville, NJ STUDIO
Encaustic Collage and more... Thursday July 20th 12-2 pm $60
Encaustic Intro Saturday July 22 10am-1pm $150 Tuesday August 1 10am-1pm $150 Saturday September 9 - 10-1pm $150
Encaustic Mono-type printing Wednesday August 2 10am-1pm $150 Sunday September 24 10am-1pm $150
Encaustic Tiny Houses Monday August 28 6-8pm $60 Encaustic Layering: Incising, Stenciling and Pan Pastels Tuesday August 15 5-9pm $150
2023 OFF SITE encaustic workshops
Encaustic Tiny Houses Squirrels Nest Art Studio Monday August 28 6-8pm 9 N Main St, Woodstown, NJ 08098 856-823-5485
Encaustic Intro Wheaton Arts Center July 23rd 9am-12pm 1501 Glasstown Road Millville, NJ 08332 856-825-6800 https://www.wheatonarts.org/learn/classes-and-workshops/
Rise Gathering - Pocono Mountains, PA Sunday September 29 - Sunday Oct. 1 Women's Weekend Retreat
Encaustic Intro Rowan College South Jersey - Arts & Innovation Center October 14th 11am-3pm 321 N High St, Millville, NJ 08332 856-765-0988 https://www.rcsj.edu/artsinnovation/clay-college
Encaustic layering, incising, stenciling and pan pastels Wheaton Arts Center November 11th 9am-12pm 1501 Glasstown Road Millville, NJ 08332 856-825-6800 https://www.wheatonarts.org/learn/classes-and-workshops/
We do paint parties too! Three hours $40 pp Gather your friends and contact us to book your dates! All materials included – no experience necessary. Feel free to bring refreshments!
ENCAUSTIC INTRO - This workshop covers a brief history of encaustic, equipment needed, setting up your work-space, mixing colors, adding media and of course safety. Additional techniques will include collage, image transfer and combining oil with wax. Everything you need to start creating with encaustic. Hands-on work time will enable participants to create up to three panels.
ENCAUSTIC MONO-PRINTING AND MORE - No experience necessary. This workshop is designed for the beginner encaustic enthusiast. Experimentation with India Ink, mono-printing, and painting with encaustic will be explored. A dream class for calligraphy artists and mark-makers! You will create several printed papers and three paintings to take home.
ENCAUSTIC LAYERING: Incising, Stenciling and Pan Pastels – Go beyond the basics and hone in on textural techniques by adding layers, depth and dimensionality. Emphasis will be placed on creating intriguing visual impact in your paintings. All materials included to create three paintings – feel free to bring ephemera and stencils you’d like to experiment with.
PAINTING WITH ENCAUSTIC & OIL PIGMENT STICKS - No experience necessary. This workshop offers encaustic artists the opportunity to expand their painting practice while building skills in mixing encaustic with pigmented oil sticks. It’s like a dream come true! The mediums mix so beautifully together and lend themselves to be partners in your painting repertoire. A variety of papers and two panels will be provided.
LAYERING PHOTO IMAGERY WITH ENCAUSTIC – Develop skills and expand your vision working with wax and imagery. Explore a variety ways to incorporate various papers, mounting techniques and possible surfaces to consider. Additives such as dry pigments, oil sticks, oil paints, oil pastels and watercolor will be available to try for photo enhancement. Bring photos you'd like to experiment with. Three panels will be created during this workshop.
ENCAUSTIC OPEN STUDIO - This time offers opportunity for beginning to advanced encaustic artists to practice their skills in a supportive environment. Encaustic heat equipment, painting tools, and limited paint supplies are available for use. Birch wood panels, papers, extra encaustic medium and paints will be available for purchase, or feel free to bring your own. No formal instruction provided.
ACRYLIC WORKSHOPS Unlike some painting workshops, these classes focus on the process instead of the product. Participants will freely paint intuitively created imagery while learning various paint processes and mediums. Sessions will boost creativity, awaken inspiration, help let go of control and access inner wisdom. All materials included. Pack a lunch and bring a water bottle, smock and notebook.
INTUITIVE PAINTING – Nurture your inner artist and follow your intuition to create. Chase your inklings, trust your inner muse and learn to stay present in your practice. Intuitive painting offers creative resurgence, which leads to the power of artistic expression. Geared for students who are ready to explore their inner artist.
WHIMSICAL SELF PORTRAITS – Create lively, colorful, expressive self-portraits. Draw on creative intuition while discovering your imaginative self. Class is appropriate for all age levels.
ACRYLIC BASICS – Foundation information will be covered including color theory, mixing, and glazing. Create imagery with plenty of room for individual interpretation. Enjoy one-on-one instruction as you learn to create in a nurturing art setting.
MIXED MEDIA – Experience a wide variety of mixed media, layered imagery, use of textures and tools. Learn attributes of colors and mediums when creating an expressive layered painting. Substrates and adhesives will be part of the conversation. Experiment with washes, stains and collage while using stencils, paint, and pastels.
FOR ALL WORKSHOPS
All materials are included! Bring a smock, notebook and water bottle for your own hydration!
Minimum of 4 students to run a class. Bring friends!
Full tuition is expected when registering for workshops.
Cancellations seven days prior to workshop will grant your refund minus $75 which you can apply towards a future workshop date.
Students must be 18 yrs or accompanied by an adult.
No refunds within seven days of workshop date.
Workshops are offered in my Pennsville, NJ studio or can be arranged in your place of choice.
Sandra is a certified K-12 Art Teacher. She also offers drawing and painting classes for all ages.