Encaustic Shellac Class

Burn shellac onto encaustic paintings to create a gorgeous effect in this Walnut Creek art class.


Melissa Stephens

Melissa Stephens

5.0 (2)
1k

4 hours Class size 1 to 8     label $175

Let's set stuff on fire! If you're looking for a different spin on a painting class, explore shellac resin art in this Walnut Creek workshop.

Burning shellac on encaustic paint creates a beautiful webbed pattern. It adds visual interest, shine and definition to encaustic art. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to apply shellac colors, safely set the shellac on fire and fuse the shellac in a thoughtful way.

For this class, you'll need some encaustic experience, such as Beginning Encaustic Painting taught by Melissa Stephens.

If you're looking for artistic things to do in the Bay Area, this shellac resin painting class is a great way to express your creativity and have fun doing so. You'll leave with a gorgeous completed artwork.



Knowledge required
Beginning Encaustic Painting (also taught by Melissa Stephens) or other encaustic experience necessary.
 
What you'll get
All materials and instruction.
 
What to bring
No requirements.
 
Suitable for

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

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mom, anniversary gift, Xmas gift or birthday gift.


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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