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Lauryn Taylor

Encaustic Holiday Gift Miniatures Workshop

This fun class is a spin off of my basic encaustic painting class. You will learn everything you need to know about basic encaustic painting, and then you will use your skills to create six beautiful encaustic miniatures that you can gift to your friends and family.

Dates & Times

December 11, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fantastic Fire & Wax: Encaustic Shellac Burns and Other Fiery Fun!

In this fun and fiery workshop we will focus on intermediate and advanced encaustic techniques. These techniques will include wet and dry shellac burns, working with alcohol based inks, oil pigment sticks, and mixed media collage.

Dates & Times

March 27, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Multiple

Fluid Acrylic Paintings: Holiday Gift Miniatures

In this workshop you will learn all of the basics of fluid acrylics, and then you will use your skills to complete six beautiful matted miniature paintings that can be gifted to friends and family. Each painting will be matted with backing, and finished with a cellophane sleeve, ready to frame!

Dates & Times

December 12, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fluid Acrylics: Exploring Intuitive Abstract Painting

Previously featured in USA Today and O Magazine, this fun and fluid workshop is a great way for beginning and mid career painters to unleash their artistic passion and discover (or rediscover) their intuitive creative voice.

As we explore the exciting world of intuitive abstract painting, texture, line, form and color come alive with vibrant fluid acrylic paint, wide brushes and a unique assortment of mark making tools.

Dates & Times

February 19, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

HOT WAX: Beginning Encaustic Painting

In this workshop beginning encaustic students will receive complete basic encaustic painting instruction. This will include history and safety information on encaustic painting, a complete overview of the materials including medium, paint, tools, brushes and the hot palette, encaustic medium making instruction and DIY recipe, fusing fundamentals with heat guns and blow torches, substrate (supports) overview and preparation including smooth vs textured surface techniques, preparing hot wax paints, and learning how to do color layering and suspension. By the end of the day each student will have completed multiple practice boards and four finished abstract encaustic paintings on wood panels. 

Dates & Times

January 8, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Multiple