Upcoming Classes

Come to one of my classes and interactively learn how to create your own encaustic piece.

Nature's Call, Encaustic Mixed Media Workshop

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Soulful heART Studio 507 East Young St Rolesville, NC 27571

Deborah Young at Soulful heART Studio will be hosting guest artist, Marcia Streithorst, for another one of her FABULOUS creative encaustic workshops. She will teach us the basics of encaustic and how to safely setup an encaustic studio. There will be a variety of substrates for participants to paint on and mixed media materials to use throughout the workshop. She’ll assist everyone in learning how to transfer images, get a smooth surface, embed different types of papers and other natural objects into wax, and finally add marks using encaustic tools and oil sticks. If you have special papers, shells or feathers, etc., you would like to bring and use, please feel free to do so. Art experience not necessary to register for this CREATIVE workshop.

To learn more about encaustic and Marcia’s work, please visit https://mjsworks.com/



Encaustic and Photography

6:30pm to 9:30pm

NC State University Crafts Center
210 Jensen Dr
Raleigh, NC 27607

Want to take you photography to the next level? Want to learn how to incorporate photographs into your work? Then me as I teach you all about encaustic painting while walking you though a photo transfer into your encaustic painting. You will paint on a wood birch panel using encaustic medium [e.g. wax with resin] and a heat gun. In this workshop you will learn how to safely use encaustic supplies. You will also learn how to get a smooth or textured surface and how to incorporate photography and other mixed media materials in your work. Students will walk away with their completed 5x7 painting. A materials fee of $20 is payable to the instructor on the day of the workshop. This workshop is suited for all skill levels.

To learn more about encaustic and Marcia’s work, please visit https://mjsworks.com/.