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January 15, 2020 6:00–8:00 pm
Duke Arts Annex
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Encaustic Collage

Taught by Holly Phelan Johnson

About the Workshop

Learn how to create vibrant collage artwork using melted beeswax and paper! Encaustic artwork incorporates pigments mixed with hot wax that are burned in as an inlay. In this class participants will create their own unique encaustic collage on a wooden cradled panel that is ready to hang.

About the Instructor

Holly B. has been using encaustic as her main artistic medium for over 5 years.  She is the owner of HappymessArt/ArtPost Supplies & Studios located next to East Campus at 718 Iredell St. In addition to selling art supplies, her store offers open studio time, a variety of classes, lectures, and art programs for children and adults.

About the Location

This workshop will meet at the Duke Arts Annex.

About Duke Arts Create

Duke Arts Create is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help all Duke students, including graduate and professional students (including Duke Health), as well as Duke faculty and staff develop a variety of creative skills in the visual arts, dance and movement, creative writing and more. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most workshops are held in the Duke Arts Annex, the Rubenstein Arts Center or the Duke Arts Office 2101 and are typically held weeknights from 6-8 p.m.

Registration for the following week’s workshops go live on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot. Didn’t get a spot? No problem! We always reserve space for walk-ins. Email if you have any questions. Sign up for the monthly newsletter here, which includes the full list of classes offered during the following month.

Duke Arts Create is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts).