Hot Wax Cool Art Workshop April 14 with Junanne Peck

update: cancelled

Hot Wax Cool Art

Introduction to Encaustics and Encaustic Monotypes

Saturday April14, 2018 10-4pm with lunch break

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts

1975 Puritan Dr., Irving, TX75061

Fee: $80.00  + $10.00 supply fee

Limited to 6 participants

Call: 214-336-8526 email:  to register

This introductory workshop in encaustic painting will teach participants to paint in the ancient, non-toxic medium of beeswax-based paint. Each workshop features basic core information, including the history of encaustic, health and safety, and the fundamentals techniques of painting and fusing. The workshop will cover the following painting techniques: how to create depth and transparency, texture or smooth surfaces, transfer of drawings, stencils, and collage.

Also included will be the introduction to creating monotypes with the Paula Rolands Hot Box.

We will work with encaustics and printmaking and often in combination.

Workshop Provides :

Paint, medium, wax, brushes

The use of all equipment including: Tools, hot palettes, heat guns

Printed technical data sheets

Some Paper for monotypes

Hot Box

Participants provide:

Paper Towels (one roll)


Personal Items for inclusion

Ampersand boards or a hard surface (plywood) Sizes 12”x12” or smaller

Extra plywood 12” x 12” and paper can be purchased at the workshop

Questions: email  or cell: 214-336-8526

Junanne Peck is an interdisciplinary artist, with printmaking as her primary art form.  Peck is a Demo Artist for Akua Ink.  She is a seasoned educator and Teaching Artist in the DFW area.  Junanne is a TXO Artist (Texas Original Artist) selected by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Peck is a member of Women Printmakers of Austin and North Texas Printmakers Guild.  Her works are featured in solo and invitational exhibits.  Visit Junanne at