Intermediate Encaustics
Photo © Margot Hartford

Intermediate Encaustics

Delve deeper into art of encaustic photography with this intermediate mixed media workshop.
Margot Hartford

This is one of Margot Hartford’s more advanced encaustic workshops, designed as a companion to the beginner Encaustics Photography class.

Students will be given a quick review of the basics of encaustic painting, after which they will have time to explore and practice various advanced encaustic art techniques. The workshop will cover layering, adding texture, masking, inscribing, and collage. Margot will also demonstrate how the application of oil sticks and pastels can help augment the students’ use of the encaustic medium.

Encaustic wax and all other encaustic supplies will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own additional materials to incorporate into their encaustic wax art.

Participants will be supplied with two 5×7-inch or 6×6-inch wood panels to work on during this beginning encaustics class and will take home at least two completed works of encaustic art. Margot will have additional panels for sale at $10 apiece, should students desire more materials to work on as they perfect the encaustic technique.

Intermediate Encaustics

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Saturday & Sunday
March 19 – 20, 2022



Instructor Bio


Margot HartfordMargot Hartford


Margot Hartford is a Bay Area lifestyle and fine art photographer. While serving as a docent at SFMOMA, she discovered encaustic painting through the work of Jasper Johns. Inspired, she created a small studio in her home and experimented using wax to produce pieces of art incorporating her photography. Now she teaches various Encaustics workshops at The Image Flow, and elsewhere, and continues to use photography in her pieces. Margot has a studio at the ICB in Sausalito.


Workshop presented by The Image Flow Photography Center, providing photography classes, custom printing services, and fine art reproduction.


March 20, 2022



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The Image Flow Photography Center
328 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo, CA
Located in Marin County CA, just north of San Francisco.

Who Should Take This Workshop

Intermediate and advanced individuals, ages 16 and older, interested in exploring creative ways to work with photography and mixed media

Pertinent Details

  • Maximum eight (8) students
  • Ages 16 and older
  • Wear clothes that can get dirty
  • Students should have taken Encaustic Photography or similar
  • Masks are required for Covid-19 safety

Workshop Fee Includes

  • Two, one-inch-thick 5×7 wood panels included
  • Additional panels for sale at $10 each
  • All other materials included

Required Materials

  • Bring your own photographs, prints, papers, and other collage materials to experiment (optional)

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