Join me in 2020 for a transformative painting experience!

Workshops are being rescheduled for LATE SUMMER & EARLY FALL.


Due to the coronavirus pandemic all spring and early summer workshops are being postponed and many new workshops are being added to the schedule for late summer and early fall.

Enrollment is still open for summer & fall classes.


If your current workshop has been postponed or canceled you may transfer to an alternate class or request a refund.

Read below for further details.

Enrollment is now OPEN!

2020 Encaustic Workshops 

Each semi-private workshop will host 4 students in total.


Space permitting you will be assigned to your semi-private group on a first-come first-served basis.


Each session is 3 days of encaustic painting, instruction and mentoring with most materials provided for you.

Space is very limited so register now to reserve your spot in a semi-private session.

Available session dates:

✨August 19 - 21, 2020

✨September 2 - 4, 2020 ~ FULL

✨October 28 - 30, 2020

Tuition for this class is $2,790

Please contact the studio here if you are interested in a semi-private studio session.

Basics & Beyond

5-Day Encaustic Immersion Experience:

Join me for this five day immersive class where we dive deep 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. 





3-Day Encaustic Intensive:

This workshop will get you up to speed fast. In this course I share my unique approach to working with encaustic. Once we've covered the basics we will move on to other techniques such as my signature shellac burn. There will be ample time to work on your projects in my fully equipped encaustic studio with all of your tools and materials provided.

This is a group workshop with three full days of encaustic painting.


Encaustic Intensive

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Working Large 

with Encaustic:

This is a group workshop experience with 4 full days of instruction while working with encaustic on large panels. In this class, you will be provided with a 30"x 40" panel as well as all tools and materials required to create your own large encaustic painting. Working together, I will guide you through my methods for scaling up your encaustic artworks. We will also cover the proper packing and shipping methods when handling large encaustic works. 

At the end of the class, you will prepare your own painting for return shipping to your home or studio.


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Learn To Burn E-Course:

Learn the basics of encaustic painting online in this robust e-course. This course includes my signature Shellac Burn technique as well as all the basics and beyond. Learn To Burn contains over 9 hours of video instruction from preparing your panels to making medium, mixing color, image transfers, creative mark making and more.

Shellac Burn E-Course:

The much awaited Learn To Burn: Shellac course is now online! If you already know the basics of encaustic but want to learn more about how to execute my signature shellac burn, this course is for you!

Free Tutorials

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