Welcome to the world of encaustic wax photography!
In this workshop, instructor Phil Chin will teach participants how blending imagery with wax and various mediums opens up another world of artistic possibilities. Using photographs printed on a matte absorbent paper as our foundation, which will be mounted onto a canvas or wooden substrate, Participants will paint the images with hot wax and other encaustic mediums. Using drawing products and various burnishing techniques will create depth and texture to the image.
The majority of supplies will be provided for this workshop but you will be asked to bring a few specific items to use for your project prior to the workshop.
Phillip Chin is an Canadian editorial photographer who specialized in portrait photography. He has a deep passion for analog processes: specifically wetplate photography and 8x10 Impossible Film. Phillip shares his passion by teaching both analog processes in workshops across Canada. He was recently nominated for the 39th Annual National Magazine Awards for one of his wetplate images.