Two-Day Encaustic Workshop, TinyFest California

This 2-day painting workshop aims to develop your creative side with encaustic painting – an ancient medium based on beeswax, and to combine it with other mediums and techniques, including the use of oil paint, watercolor, ink and photo transfers.

Two-day Encaustic Workshop

Encaustic painting techniques include different types of brushstrokes, layering, blending, photo transfers, collage and element embedding, etc.

Encaustic paint is an ancient medium made from beeswax. Combine it with other mediums and techniques such as oil paint, watercolor, ink and photo transfers. Instruction will focus on specific ways to create artwork using line, shape, form, color, value, space, and texture. Techniques include different types of brush strokes, layering, blending, photo transfers, collage, and element embedding. Complete up to six small paintings by the end of the course.

When: Saturday March 12 and Sunday March 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Or: And something different Studio Gallery, 2690 Historic Decatur Road, #202, Liberty Station. artistslesliepiercestudio.com

TinyFest California

Meet tiny home builders and van and bus upfitters in San Diego, chat with homeowners who have “gone tiny”, enjoy presentations from expert speakers, supplier interactions, live music, fun and awesome atmosphere at TinyFest San Diego, CA.

Visit tiny homes, van conversions, skoolies, backyard cabins and shipping container homes. Meet the builders and people who live and travel tiny. Enjoy a roster of speakers, panel discussions, and vendors that will guide you to minimize clutter, debt, and carbon footprint. Simple living market, food and live music.

When: Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13, 10 a.m.

Or: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar. Tinyfest.com