Upcoming Classes

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

Encaustic Collage - Sold out!

09/24/2021
6:30pm to 9:30pm

NC State Craft Center 210 Jensen Drive Raleigh, NC 27605

Join Encaustic artist Marcia Streithorst for a fun mixed media class where you will learn how to use paper and wax to make a fun mixed media collage painting. We will cover elements of a balanced composition, cover how to pick out papers that work best with wax and how to use mark making to add interest to your 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 and all about the different papers and inks/stains that work well with wax. A $20 supply fee must be paid 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/

Cost:

  • NC State Students - $15
  • Public - $25

Register - Sold out!

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Intro to Encaustic Painting Basics

09/25/2021
9:00am to 12:00pm

Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Avenue
Cary, NC 27511

Explore this ancient art form; painting with hot pigmented wax. Learn about safety, the materials and tools, and some basic techniques while creating a unique work of art. Supplies will be provided.

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

Cost:

  • Cary Resident - $25
  • Public - $33

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Encaustic Painting - Beachscapes

10/6/2021 and 10/13/2021
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Avenue
Cary, NC 27511

Learn about encaustic painting as the instructor walks you though the steps to craft a beach landscape painting. Learn how to safely use encaustic supplies. Techniques covered include how to get a smooth or textured surfaces and to embed other materials in your work. This workshop is suited for all skill levels. Supplies will be provided.

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

Cost:

  • Cary Resident - $40
  • Public - $52

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Encaustic Beachscape Painting - Sold out!

10/15/2021
6:30pm to 9:30pm

NC State Craft Center 210 Jensen Drive Raleigh, NC 27605

Join encaustic artist Marcia Streithorst as she teaches you all about encaustic painting while walking you though the steps to craft your very own Seascape 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 embed shells and other mixed media materials in your work. Students will walk away with their completed 6×6 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/

Cost:

  • NC State Students - $15
  • Public - $25

Register - Sold out!

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Encaustic Photo Transfer - Sold out!

11/05/2021
6:30pm to 9:30pm

NC State Craft Center 210 Jensen Drive Raleigh, NC 27605

Want to take you photography to the next level? Want to learn how to incorporate photographs into your work? Then join encaustic artist Marcia Streithorst as she teaches 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 5×7 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/

Cost:

  • NC State Students - $15
  • Public - $25

Register - Sold out!

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