Creative Stamping Workshop

Learn how to make stamps with found materials in this East Bay art class.


Melissa Stephens

Melissa Stephens

5.0 (2)
1k

4 hours Class size 1 to 8     label $175

Looking for creative and fun things to do in the Bay Area? In this art workshop, you'll learn how to make stamps out of unexpected objects.

Free stamping materials are everywhere! Learn how to make stamps with recycled materials, elements of nature, and pre-made stencils. With guidance from a professional artist-teacher, you will experiment with linoleum block cutting, gelli printing plates, and simplified monotype techniques to embed in and print on your encaustic paintings. No experience is needed to join in, just bring an open mind and a desire to make things!

Get ready for a creative day filled with learning and experimentation at this art class. If you have an artistically inclined friend with a birthday coming up, why not bring them along and treat them to a gift experience?


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly
 
What you'll get
Completed artwork to take home
 
What to bring
No requirements
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, bachelorette party or bachelor party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her or gift for mom.


Melissa Stephens is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

See additional precautions taken   

Students with proof of vaccination are welcome to remain unmasked in my studio. Mask requirements may differ per class via vaccination status and student requests.
Location

1812 Newcastle Court, Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Your teacher
Melissa Stephens
Melissa Stephens

5.0 (2)
1k

Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, I received my BA from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, and continue my arts education though workshops and specialized instruction. Currently living in Walnut Creek, CA, I am an encaustic painting instructor, working artist and advocate for the arts. In 2020, I co-developed a virtual gallery and developed a YouTube channel called The Encaustic Edge. I also started a business coaching artists, at all levels in their careers. I serve on several art boards, volunteer at galleries in the San Francisco Bay area, and host live and virtual encaustic demonstrations.

Encaustic is an ancient artform that originates with the Greeks and Egyptians. Layers of molten beeswax and a blow torch are my idea of a good time!

Through the years, I have discovered how fulfilling it is to teach the art I love to make. It is my pleasure to feed people’s creative appetites, give them new knowledge and share ideas. My artwork has been exhibited in Turkey, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, Washington, New York, and California, and I have collectors around the globe.

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