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January 15, 2020 6:00–8:00 pm
Duke Arts Annex
Special Topics

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 DukeCreate

DukeCreate is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help Duke students, staff, and faculty develop a variety of creative skills. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most take place in the Duke Arts Annex or the Rubenstein Arts Center and are typically held weeknights 6-8pm.

Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff, with priority given to students. Class size is limited. Students must sign up in advance. Registration for the following week’s DukeCreate workshops goes live on Friday mornings – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot!  Online enrollment for Duke staff opens on the day of the workshop. Staff can also show up 10 minutes prior to a workshop in case a slot becomes available. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a space-available basis.

DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts) and University Center Activities and Events (UCAE).