Friday, May 31, 2013

Ellen Koment's Upcoming Workshops

Introduction to Encaustic - July 12-15: This introduction will cover all the basics, including how to make paint, apply paint, fuse, and finish. You will learn about surfaces, preparing surfaces and a great variety of new techniques, use of dry pigment, photo transfer, pouring, and much more. Because it is combined with a more advanced group, you will also have the opportunity to work a little larger, if you choose to. More About Encaustic: Going a Little Larger - July 12-15: Designed for encaustic artists with some experience, this four day workshop will allow you to work from a small panel to an intermediate size (up to 20"). We will cover, or review, all the basics, as well as discussing when it is appropriate,and important, to take your work both to a larger size, and to a more conceptually considered state. The why of what you do, as well as the how to. A variety of new techniques will be demonstrated. Beyond Beginning: Going Large - August 12-16: Open to Intermediate and More Advanced encaustic painters, this workshop will enable you to work on larger scale..up to 36" in any dimension, or put together a series of paintings to creat a large diptych, triptych..or more. We will discuss the conceptual basis for working larger, what is to be learned, how to approach it, and the things, both technical and aesthetic, that need to be considered. For more information go to

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Dimensions Show at the EAI

Go to the EAI Website for photos of the Dimensions Shows Opening.

Friday, May 17, 2013

EAI Wax with Dimension Opening, Saturday, May 18.

ENCAUSTIC SHOW OPENING! Remember, Opening for the "Wax with Dimension" encaustic painting and sculpture show at our Cerrillos, New Mexico, Encaustic Art Institute Pyramid Gallery is THIS SATURDAY, May 18, 2013, Noon to 5pm. See you there!

Fionna Buck in Jay Etkin Gallery Show, Santa Fe

Etkin Spotlight Shows Santa Fe presents:TEXT/ure. May 17 – 26, 2013. Reception: Friday, May 17th 5 to 7 PM. featuring: Marina Brownlow, Fionna Buck, Susan Case, Marie-Pierre Desaize, Debbe Goldberg, Michael Gullberg, Shirley Klinghoffer, Stephanie Lerma, Mark Pack, Dale Pino, Michelle Rial, Mark Saxe, Linda Tratechaud, S.K. Yeatts & Greta Young. Jay Etkin Gallery @ the Railyard in Santa Fe

Francesca Saveri's Open Studio

Francesca's Annual Open Studio. When: June 1-2 & June 8-9 from 11:00-6:00pm. Where: 990 Wildcat Canyon Road, Berkeley, 94708. For more information contact Francesca Saveri at