top of page

Wed, Nov 13

|

Arlene's Artist Materials

FREE R&F Encaustic Demo with Dietlind Vander Schaaf

This demonstration will cover what encaustic is and safe working temperatures; appropriate fusing tools; basic studio ventilation and tips for workspace setup; appropriate encaustic grounds; how to prepare a surface using encaustic gesso and the benefits of Ampersand Encausticbord...

FREE R&F Encaustic Demo with Dietlind Vander Schaaf
FREE R&F Encaustic Demo with Dietlind Vander Schaaf

Time & Location

Nov 13, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST

Arlene's Artist Materials , 57 Fuller Rd, Albany, NY 12205, USA

About the event

This demo is FREE and pre-registration is required to attend. Space is limited so please register soon. Click the link to register online. Otherwise, please come into the store, at 57 Fuller Rd Albany NY, or call us, at (518) 482-8881, to reserve your space. This demonstration will cover what encaustic is and safe working temperatures; appropriate fusing tools; basic studio ventilation and tips for workspace setup; appropriate encaustic grounds; how to prepare a surface using encaustic gesso and the benefits of Ampersand Encausticbord; suggestions for equipment, including the R&F heat gun; methods and helpful hints for working with encaustic; fusing and surface effects; additional techniques (i.e. collage, stenciling, inlay, accretion, image transfer, and monotype); and clean-up of materials, including brushes and palette.

About the artist: Dietlind Vander Schaaf holds an MFA from the University of San Francisco and an MA from the University of Southern Maine. Her work has been described as the transformation of “disparate objects into elegantly simple compositions of pattern and grace” (Artscope). Vander Schaaf has exhibited at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Conrad Wilde Gallery, The Fuller Craft Museum, Kolman & Pryor, and On Center Gallery, among others, and been featured in Maine Home + Design, Decor Maine, Downeast Magazine, UPPERCASE, and Artscope. Vander Schaaf is a Core Instructor for R&F Handmade Paints, an Ampersand Ambassador, and the former president of New England Wax. She is an annual presenter at the International Encaustic Conference and the recipient of grants from the Maine Arts Commission and International Encaustic Artists, as well as a Tending Space Artist Fellowship from the Hemera Foundation. Vander Schaaf has taught workshops throughout the country, including Haystack, Maine College of Art, Penland, Arrowmont, Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Snow Farm, Rhode Island School of Design, and internationally.

Schedule:  Wednesday,  November 13, 2024

Times:  from 12 to 1:30 pm

Instructor: Dietlind Vander Schaaf

Location: Arlene’s Artist Materials 

Semester: FALL 2024

Level: ALL

Materials List: Not Applicable. This is a FREE DEMO

Registration Policies: Stay in the know and review our Registration Information & Policies.

Share this event

bottom of page