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 5-Day Encaustic

Immersion Experience

Group Workshop


Alicia Tormey

Seattle, Washington

NEW Fall Workshops Added:

 September 14 - 18, 2020

October 19 - 23, 2020

Both Sessions


Against the backdrop of the Emerald City...

we will immerse ourselves in a deep yet playful exploration of encaustic painting and our creative practices. 


Join me for this transformative 5-Day immersive class where we delve into my signature techniques that range from beginner to advanced.  We will focus on color, composition, and defining the components of a powerful painting.  


In addition, we will cover running your art studio like a business, art marketing, and navigating your art career.


This is a group workshop that takes place in my fully equipped Seattle studio with all of your materials provided.

Be prepared for a transformative

and creative experience.

5 Days


Encaustic Exploration

This workshop experience will:

Supercharge your creativity.

Accelerate your technical skills. 

 Boost your artistic confidence. 

Foster new creative friendships and grow your tribe.

Reach an entirely new level of mastery!

You’ll come away from this workshop transformed.

This workshop is designed to elevate the way you think about encaustic and change the way you work with this challenging medium. 

Return to your studio energized and equipped with new knowledge and

hands-on processes that will enable you to advance in your art practice. 

Meet Your instructor:

Alicia Tormey 


Alicia Tormey is an internationally recognized encaustic artist based out of Seattle. She is best known for her organic imagery and inventive painting techniques. Alicia's work has been featured on the cover of Professional Artist Magazine and in numerous other publications including Encaustic Arts Magazine. She has been

working with this medium for over 20 years and enjoys teaching and sharing her painting methods with students from all over the world . 

In this 5-Day Immersive Workshop we'll cover topics such as:


  • Finding your own expressive voice and style

  • Creating more powerful images through composition, design, color and form.

  • Shipping your encaustic art - Dos and Don'ts

  • Alicia's signature shellac burn technique

  • Marketing your encaustic art


All workshop materials and supplies will be provided for you. This also includes your panels, tools, equipment, and encaustic paints for the week.

Light Snacks and beverages will be provided during normal workshop hours.

There will be an optional Meet & Greet from 5:30pm - 7:00pm in Alicia's studio the night before your 5-day workshop so we can all get acquainted with one another. There will also be a celebratory champagne toast and group critique on the last day.

Students are responsible for:

Airfare, lodging, ground transportation, and all meals and activities outside of the workshop venue. (We'll send you our lodging and restaurant recommendations once you register)  

Registration & Tuition 

Registration Details

5-Day Encaustic Immersion Experience

September 14 - 18, 2020

(Optional Meet & Greet reception 

Sept 13, 5:30 - 7:00pm)

October 19 - 23, 2020

(Optional Meet & Greet reception 

Oct 18, 5:30 - 7:00pm)

Class Hours: 10am - 5pm
Class Size: 16 students
Prerequisites: All skill levels welcome.

Course Tuition:   $1,995

Materials Fee:     $400

Total:                 $2,395

See registration form for complete payment and deposit details.

A non-refundable deposit of $300 is required to reserve your workshop spot.

Deposits are 100% refundable if your workshop is cancelled. 

All workshops take place in Alicia's professional encaustic studio located at:
Inscape Arts and Cultural Center
Studio 118
815 Seattle Blvd S
Seattle, WA 98134



Check out the F.A.Q. page for more informations about attending a workshop.

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