Workshops with Cari

Workshop Schedule 2011

November 12-13

Intermediate Encaustic Workshop

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

October 15,16, & 22-25

R&F Handmade paints

Encaustic Workshop

Melbourne, Australia

September 10-11

R&F Handmade Paints

Encaustic Workshop

Sydney, Australia

August 2-3 & 9-10

Paper Play: Encaustic & the

Handmade Book

Whidbey Island, WA

April 10-15

Encaustic Workshop

Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

March 19 & 20

Intermediate Encaustic Workshop

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

March 6

Encaustic & Fiber Workshop

Conrad Wilde EncausticsTucson AZ

Workshop Schedule 2010

April 10-11

Intermediate Encaustic Workshop

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

June 14

Encaustic & Fiber Post-Conference Workshop

Montserrat Encaustic Conference, Beverly, MA

October 5-7

Mixed Media Workshop

R & F Handmade Paints Studio, Kingston, NY

Creating a Private Workshop:

Working one-on-one is a wonderful way to move your work forward and get  individualized focus time on the methods you most want to cultivate in your work. Cari will work with you on the areas of technique, materials use, and series development. This is a powerful way to move your work forward through encouragement, inspiration and the option of guided exercises set in the studio. The fee is $650.00 for a one day session with Cari, to schedule:


A private consultation is a great way to refine a series or consider new directions & techniques. Cari can work with you on series development, reviewing your current work and expanding it, or bringing refinement to a large body of work and clarifying direction through careful review and conversation. To schedule a session:

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Cancellation Policy:

If a workshop is cancelled due to under enrollment you will be notified no later than one week before the workshop is scheduled and your workshop payment will be returned to you in full. If you must withdraw from a workshop with less then 4 weeks notice, your workshop fee will be refunded minus a $40.00 processing fee.

If you withdraw from a workshop within 4 weeks prior to a workshop, no refund shall be made.  By registering yo agree to assume all responsibility for nonrefundable travel and lodging expenses.

Encaustic Paper Play: a project based workshop creating with paper & encaustic

In this exciting workshop you will explore the range and versatility of working with encaustic and paper. Paper and wax create a uniquely sublime union- able to be translucent, responsive, malleable, and forgiving. We will be making use of a hot metal plate surface, painting and fusing directly on paper prints, as well as explore the art of forming and dipping paper objects.

Projects will include:

  1. -creating encaustic mono prints

  2. -painting directly on paper, scraping/ fusing / incorporating inks & pigment

  3. -creating a hand-made book

ALL materials are supplied for class lead projects.

May 21 10:00AM-3:30PM

Cost:$145.00 plus $30.00 materials fee = $175.00

Location: Sebastopol, CA

Information sent upon registration

Encaustic & 3D: a project based workshop creating three dimensional work using encaustic

In this innovative workshop you will be guided through creating projects that are designed to enhance an understanding of techniques that are specific to working with encaustic in three dimensional forms. We will explore a range of methods and materials as well as a multitude of presentation options. Considerations for internal structure strength/support as well as methods to reduce fragility will be covered. Ideas for installation and modular work will be covered as well.

Projects will include:

  1. -a free form wax object

  2. -using fiber or paper as a structural form

  3. -a form using plaster cloth

ALL materials are supplied for the class lead projects.

May 22 10:00-3:30PM

Cost: $145.00 plus $30.00 materials fee = $175.00

Workshop Location: Sebastopol, CA

Information sent upon registration

Questions about a workshop?

May 2011

Workshops in Sebastopol

May 14th Intro to Encaustic

May 15th Advancing the Basics

May 21st Encaustic Paper Play

May 22nd Encaustic & 3D


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