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Shellac Burn Techniques 

Live Zoom Class

The Live version of this Zoom class has concluded.   


Purchase the Replay

Class Fee $199

In this live Zoom class...

I share all my secrets and teach you how to incorporate this mesmerizing effect into your own encaustic artworks. Prepare for an inspiring experience as I reveal my signature methods for successfully creating beautiful shellac burns that will enhance and elevate your creative work. 

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Shellac Burn

Add intrigue and depth into your encaustic art with these magical
shellac burn effects and techniques.

What's Included in this
Zoom class...
  • How to control your burns and work with precision.
  • Painting demonstrations 
  • Understanding shellac
  • How to apply shellac for the best results
  • The ideal time to burn
  • Creating different types of burns
  • How to make your own shellac
  • How to mix custom colors
  • Common shellac mistakes to avoid
  • Interactive Student Q&A Sessions

This class is presented live from my encaustic studio.

All sessions are recorded and will be available to replay for 60 days after the class.

Class Description / Registration Info


This Zoom class will expand your knowledge of shellac techniques and give you the tools and guidance you need to successfully incorporate shellac into your own encaustic artworks. The course is conducted live via Zoom with painting demonstrations and student interaction. The lessons are presented in three consecutive sessions on your class date. Sessions are recorded and available to replay for 60 days after the class concludes.

See the course outline below.

Prerequisite: Basic encaustic skills and previous experience using a torch are required to take this class.
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner to Intermediate
Materials List : View your materials list here>>
Class Tuition:  $199

Class Schedule:
This class is offered Friday. Sept. 16, 2022
Your live Zoom class runs from 11am to 4pm Pacific Time
A special access link will be emailed to you 24hrs before your class begins. 
Duration: 90min
Time: 11am - 12:30
Outline: Tools and materials overview, how to correctly apply shellac and the ideal time to burn, burn demonstrations, common mistakes and how to avoid them.  Interactive student Q&A session.
12:30 - 1pm Break
Duration: 90min
Time:1pm - 2:30pm
Outline: How to get variations in your burns, mastering control over your techniques, mixing your own custom colors. Painting demonstrations and interactive student Q&A session.
2:30 - 3pm Break
Duration: 60min
Time: 3pm - 4pm
Outline: Making your own shellac, layering effects with shellac, live painting demonstrations, class recap and interactive student Q&A session.
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Cancellation Policy


All sessions are recorded and available for replay for 60 days after the class has ended


Please register by using the form below.

Your class fee of $199  is due at registration

You will be automatically directed to a PayPal checkout window to complete your enrollment. You can pay via Credit Card, Debit or PayPal account.

What students are saying:


"Learning from Alicia gave me the confidence

to pursue my dream of being an artist !

Jennifer M. ~ Encaustic Artist and Learn To Burn alumni.

"In addition to being a very talented
artists, Alicia is a fantastic instructor. 

I learned so much from her and I would definitely take  one of her classes again." 

Emily H. ~ Encaustic Artist and Learn To Burn alumni.

"I can't believe how many valuable tips I learned from Alicia!

Even after working with encaustic for several years,

her classes have been a game changer for me! "

Linda V. ~ Encaustic Artist and Learn To Burn alumni.

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Shellac Burn Techniques 

Live Zoom Class

*Your class tuition is refundable up to 24 hours before your scheduled Zoom class begins.
(There is a $12 processing fee for all refunded classes)
24 hours notice required for cancellation and refund.

No shows are non-refundable and non transferable but you will have 60 days after the class to access the recorded sessions.

If your class is canceled you will receive a 100% refund including the $12 admin fee.

Upon submitting payment, you agree to these terms and hold Alicia Tormey Studios Inc. 

free from any liability in the event of loss or accidental injury.

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