Learn To Burn
Create your own beautiful artworks in encaustic. Presented by Alicia Tormey
🔥Create distinctive artwork that stands out.
🔥Learn how to safely create a Shellac Burn with encaustic.
🔥Gain mastery and control to achieve better results.
🔥Elevate and advance your artwork to attract collectors.
🔥Enhance your current projects and creative work.
🔥Increase your knowledge and build confidence as an artist.
You will learn how to overcome the common challenges artists face when working with encaustic.
Learn exactly how to create beautiful 🔥Shellac Burn🔥 effects and incorporate them into your own artworks.
Create artwork that you truly love and attract collectors.
Stop wasting time and materials trying to figure out encaustic techniques on your own.
If you want to rapidly advance your technical skills and start making the work you desire then this course is perfect for you.
The Learn To Burn online course includes...
Select your payment option to get started! You get LIFETIME ACCESS to every course purchased.
3 Monthly Payments of $145
✔️ increased art sales
✔️ entry into juried events
✔️ art competition awards
✔️ secured gallery representation
✔️ offers to exhibit art
✔️ commission requests
This self-paced course contains all of the techniques that I teach in my Live Workshops and you can replay the lessons as many times as you like.
Shellac Burn Effects:
You'll learn how to properly work with shellac to create beautiful web-like patterns in your encaustic paintings. The shellac burn technique is one of the most extensive segments of this online course and we go deep into this topic to cover all the nuances of incorporating shellac into your artworks.
Mastering Your Torch:
Overcome your inhibitions of working with a blowtorch and take your work to the next level. We cover safety and proper handling so you can burn with confidence, and I'll show you how to maximize the performance of your torch.
How to Create a Smooth Surface:
I show you every step required to create a creamy smooth surface so you can move on to techniques that work best when your painting is free of bumps and texture.
Making Encaustic Paint:
In this course I share with you my perfect recipe to prepare your own batch of encaustic medium made from scratch and how to turn that medium into colored encaustic paint.
Flawless Image Transfer:
This non-toxic photocopy transfer segment is full of useful tips to help you achieve flawless image transfers allowing you to incorporate design and photographic elements into your work.
Additional Chapters Include:
Your art needs to be expressed!
Learn. Discover. Create.
Materials 01- Encaustic MediumFREE PREVIEW
Materials 02- Color Options
Materials 03- Starter Palette
Materials 04- Panels & Substrates
Materials 05- About Shellac
Materials ListFREE PREVIEW
Tools & Equipment 01- Getting StartedFREE PREVIEW
Tools & Equipment 02- Proper Ventilation
Tools & Equipment 03-Torch ConfidenceFREE PREVIEW
Tools & Equipment 04- Safety EquipmentFREE PREVIEW
Ventilating Your Studio
Tools & Equipment ListFREE PREVIEW
Priming & Fusing 01-Panel Preparation
Priming & Fusing 02 - Priming with a Torch
Priming & Fusing 03- Helpful Hints
Priming & Fusing 04- Fusing Your Wax
Priming & Fusing 05- Building Your Foundation
Priming & Fusing 06- Creating a Smooth Surface
Priming for a Smooth Surface
Working with Color 01- Creating a Base Composition
Working with Color 02- Cold Brush Intro
Working with Color 03- Cold Brush Demo
Opaque & Translucent Color
Shellac Burn 1A- Special Effects with Shellac
Shellac Burn 1B- Special Effects with Shellac continued...
Shellac Burn 02- Creating Burn Variations
Shellac Burn 03- Applying Your Shellac
Shellac Burn 04- Mastering Your Burn
Shellac Burn 05- Helpful Hints With More Shellac
Shellac Burn 06- Building Up Your Surface
Shellac Burn 07- Working With Multiple Colors
Shellac Burn 08- Adding Burns To Create Depth
Shellac Burn Guide
BONUS: Shellac Q & A
Image Transfer - Photocopy Transfer
Image Transfer Steps
Mark Making 01- Scars and Oil Fills
Mark Making 02 - Carbon Transfer
Mark Making 03 - Inlaid Line
Mark Making 04- Pearl Drops
Mark Making 05- Using Stencils
Mark Making Highlights
09 Make Your Own Medium
Encaustic Medium Recipe
Making Color 01: Introduction To Making Color
Making Color 02- Oil Paint
Making Color 03- Dry Pigment
Making Color 04- Ready-Made Wax
Making Color 05- Reviewing Color Sources
Making Color 06- Opacity & Transparency
Making Colored Paint
Making Color 07- Opacity in Practice
Troubleshooting 01 - Overcoming Common Challenges
Trouble Shooting 02- Pockmarks
Troubleshooting 03 - Percolation
Trouble Shooting 04- Brush Hairs
Troubleshooting 05 - Wrap Up
Finishing Touches 01- Cleaning Your Edges
Finishing touches 02- Polishing The Surface
Finishing touches 03- Hardware
Finishing touches 04- Easy Clean Up
Thank you note!
Glossary of Terms
Encaustic Dos & Don'ts
Links & Resources
You have Lifetime Access to all of the course contents!
Be sure to check the FAQ's page for more insights about this course!
You get the same in-depth information shared in the Live Studio Workshops with no need to travel.
Let's work together virtually as I guide you through the encaustic painting process.
Your course tuition is an educational investment in your own art practice. After all... If you're not willing to invest in yourself ...how can you expect anyone else to invest in your art.