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Wondrous Wax #3 - Mira M. White

3 Day Workshop with Mira M. White

July 27- 29, 2018    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mira M White $425
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This vibrant workshop includes techniques for working with both Hot Wax.   We combine multiple media techniques on a variety of surfaces, emphasizing unity of design, texture and color.  Media combinations might include soft pastels, watercolor, oil paint/sticks/pastels, charcoal, graphite and collage.  It is the layering processes that are critical.  All imagery applicable.   Appropriate for continuing painters who are excited about working with wax.   Instructor supplies the wax medium, wax paint, heating tools, practice surfaces and two panels per student.   See materials list below or at




1.        You will need  300 lb w/c paper or  4  or  8 ply museum board – 1 full sheet cut up             in 8” squares for exercises

2.         Your collection of watercolor, drawing, oil  and collage materials including:  

            Watercolor crayons, charcoal, oil pastels, water based graphite pencils, colored                  pencils, Oil paint  sticks, graphite pencils. Wax loves Oil. No acrylic pain

       3      Additional Surfaces to work on:  Must be Absorbent and Inflexible:

                2  Wood *or prepared Encaustic panels—8”x8” up to  14” / 300 lb. watercolor                    paper


s ,  variety of sizes ½”, 1”, 2” – cheap are fine.

     Nitrile Gloves for protecting hands

      Scissors, Tweezers,

    Collage materials: Papers, Threads, Xerox images, photos

    Masking Tape for stenciling—1/2 “ , 1”

    Rags/ Wear crummy clothes, bring an oven mitt

   The following mediums are entirely optional but extremely useful

                 Oil Paint Sticks ( Sennelier or R&F are best)

         Oil Pastels  

         Watercolor crayons ( Caran D’Ache  Neo color II), Woody Stabilo)                                          

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