Monday, July 26, 2010


Moon Over Mat-Su
Judy Vars
Encaustic Wax Painting
W 24" X H 18" 2"
detail of the Woman in the Moon

Judy Vars: Is offering a 2 day Encaustic Wax Painting workshop.

Encaustic: Ancient technique of painting with layers of melted beeswax and pigment.

Participants will be given a thorough introduction of the encaustic medium and method - from the traditional to experimental. Artists with backgrounds in almost any medium will find this workshop an exciting opportunity to expand their visual vocabulary with wax. The dynamic created by a diverse mix of artists contributes to the learning experience.

Regularly scheduled demonstrations, slide show and lunch, leave plenty of time for hands-on-experience.  The classes will teach a

variety of methods of working with the wax and heat. Class size is limited to between 8-10 participants.

Date: August Friday August 13th and Saturday August 14th 2010

Times: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. each day

Place: Madd Matters and the Alaska Gallery

105 E. Arctic Avenue, Palmer, AK 907.745.6045

Price: $235.00 includes materials fee, two substrates and lunch.

Pre-registration: By July 31st and $95.00 material fee is required at that time; leaving the $140.00 balance due on the day of the class.

Contact: 907.355.2219 -

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