Encaustic Collage with the Iron: April 28 or 29
Apr
28
to Apr 29

Encaustic Collage with the Iron: April 28 or 29

Let's Paint with Wax! 

Using the encaustic painting iron and stylus, create paintings with elements of collage and finishing touches with PanPastel, ink + book foil.

Suitable for all levels, no prior painting experience needed. All supplies provided

Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm 

Fee: $60 (includes GST + painting supplies used in class)

What to bring: Snack for lunch and comfortable painting clothes.

Max 6 students. 

Two Dates

Saturday, April 28 at Little Long Studio

374 Main Street, Penticton, BC

or

Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Bead Trails

13207 Victoria Road North. Summerland, BC

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Oracle Cards with Bethany
Apr
15
10:30 AM10:30

Oracle Cards with Bethany

Create whimsical oracle cardss with Bethany.

Suitable for all levels, no prior experience needed.

All supplies provided, but students are encouraged to bring items for personalizing their cards.

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018 at ArtVine at Bead Trails

Location: ArtVine at Bead Trails

13207 Victoria Road North. Summerland, BC

Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm 

Fee: $50 (includes GST + painting supplies used in class)

What to bring: Snack for lunch and comfortable painting clothes.

Max 6 students. 

(This is not an encaustic class)

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Intro to the Iron: April 7th or 8th
Apr
7
to Apr 22

Intro to the Iron: April 7th or 8th

Let's Paint with Wax! 

In this fun workshop we will go over all of the basics of using the encaustic iron on painting cards. This class is a chance to relax and play with colour.  

Suitable for all levels, no prior painting experience needed. All supplies provided.

Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm 

Fee: $60 (includes GST + painting supplies used in class)

What to bring: Snack for lunch and comfortable painting clothes.

Max 6 students. 

Two Dates

Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Little Long Studio

374 Main Street, Penticton, BC

or

Sunday, April 8, 2018 at ArtVine at Bead Trails

13207 Victoria Road North. Summerland, BC

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Mixed Media classes at Little Long Studios
Mar
29
to Apr 26

Mixed Media classes at Little Long Studios

Bethany is known for her fun and relaxing mixed media classes that embrace creative play with a dash of gentle self-reflection.

When: Classes start on March 29th and run for 5 Thursday evenings to April 26th.

Where: Little Long Studio, 374 Main Street, Penticton

Class Times: 6:00 – 9:00 pm 

Fee: Classes are $45

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Dates & Descriptions

March 29: Discovering “You” - Sold Out

Colour palettes, mark making + more

April 5: Jars of Love

Collaged vessels of whimsical charm to cradle your memories

April 12: Memory Pages

Stencils, layers + intention

April 19: Fairy Puppets

Draw your Goddess out through paint and play

April 26: Oracle Cards - Sold Out

Create your own mini deck of oracle cards


All substrates (paper, doll bases, canvas etc.), paints, brushes provided. Students are encouraged to bring items to personalize their creations.

Supplies students are invited to bring: Particular paint colours you wish to use, art pens, personal images and/or collage items, wash tape, stamps, etc. Please contact me if you have any questions.

Maximum 5 students per class.

These are not encaustic classes

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Exploring Encaustic: Holiday Cards
Nov
25
to Nov 26

Exploring Encaustic: Holiday Cards

Let's Paint with Wax and make fun holiday cards! 

In this workshop we will go over all of the basics of using the encaustic iron on painting cards. This class is a chance to relax and play with colour.  

Suitable for all levels, no prior painting experience needed. All supplies provided

Two Dates:

Penticton Date: Saturday, November 25th

Where: SOWINS Training Room, 101 - 1027 Westminster Ave West, Penticton, BC

OR

Summerland Date: Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Bead Trails, 13207 Victoria Road North. Summerland, BC

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Info for both classes:

Time: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm 

Fee: $57.14 + $2.86 GST = $60.00 (all supplies included)

What to bring: Snack for lunch and comfortable painting clothes.

Max 6 students. 

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Exploring Encaustic: Stencils & Texture
Nov
18
10:30 AM10:30

Exploring Encaustic: Stencils & Texture

  • Shatford Centre / Okanagan School of the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stencils & Texture

Learn to paint with beeswax in the beautiful South Okanagan. Encaustic is method of painting where pigmented beeswax is applied to a substrate using a heat source. Through the Exploring Encaustic series of art classes Bethany guides students on their creative journey with a focus on safety and fun. Having worked with encaustic for 10+ years students can be confident in her instruction and will gain a solid foundation in this medium. 

November 16th at the Shatford Centre

Learn to use stencils and other materials to create texture and visual interest to your encaustic paintings. 

Class Fee: $100 (includes $25 supply fee)

Class times: 10:30 am to 4:00 pm with 45 min for lunch

Click here to register

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Handmade Paper + Encaustic
Nov
11
to Nov 12

Handmade Paper + Encaustic

  • Leir House Cultural Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Let's Make Handmade Paper + Paint with Wax with Alice and Bethany!

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In this fun workshop we will go over all of the basics of using the encaustic iron on handmade paper. This class is a chance to relax, made beautiful paper, and create a lovely painting.

Day One: Alice teaches the group to create handmade paper using recycled and natural materials. We will use the paper created to make substrates for our encaustic paintings, art cards, and more!

Day Two: Bethany teaches the group how to add encaustic to our paper items from day one.

Suitable for all levels, no prior painting experience needed. All supplies provided + tea, coffee & treats.

When: Saturday & Sunday, November 11 & 12, 2017

Where: Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave, Penticton, BC

Time: 10:30am - 3:30pm 

Fee: $150 - Includes all supplies for both days.

What to bring: Snack for lunch and comfortable painting clothes. On day one you may get wet ;)

Max 6 students. 

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Exploring Encaustic Workshop: The Iron
Jun
8
3:30 PM15:30

Exploring Encaustic Workshop: The Iron

Join me at the Bead Trails Experience this August!

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Exploring Encaustic 2017
Apr
13
to Apr 17

Exploring Encaustic 2017

This annual course is perfect for students of all levels. For those who are new to encaustic it is a full immersion into encaustic painting and techniques. For those who are more experienced it is an opportunity to deepen your practice and refresh your skills.

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Messages from You Heart
Mar
4
10:30 AM10:30

Messages from You Heart

Bethany Mixed Media Heart

In this mixed media workshop (non-encaustic) we will create gorgeously delicious little hearts with special messages from you to you. The hearts can be arranged as a fan (as in the pictures) or you can string them together for bunting. This mixed media class is a chance to relax and play with color and words - letting both flow freely.

When: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Where: 101 - 1027 Westminster Ave W. Penticton 

Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm 

Fee: $52.50

Suitable for all levels. Some brushes, paints and pens are available for use in limited amounts. Tea, coffee,water & treats provided.

Supplies to bring: Watercolours, paint brushes, art pens, personal images/materials you would like to include on your hearts.

Max 8 students. Partial proceeds from class fee benefits the South Okanagan Women in Need Society.

Bethany Mixed Media Heart
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