Encaustic Artist Raven Iacono at Pinole Artisan meeting

Exciting news for the Friday June 3rd Pinole Artisan meeting! Encaustic artist Raven Iacono will give a presentation introducing us to this fascinating medium, also known as hot wax painting. Raven’s presentation will cover “The Basics, Surfaces, Safety, Advanced Techniques, Mixed Media, Video Tips and Technical Information.” She will also have handouts and answer questions at the end of the presentation.
Whooping Crane, by Raven Iacono

Whooping Crane. Encaustic Painting with handmade paper, vintage text paper, gold leaf, carved sections with pigment sticks, by Raven Iacono

 Encaustic is a wax-based paint composed of beeswax, resin and pigment, which is heated, applied to an absorbent surface and then fused by reheating.
Snowy Owl, by Raven Iacono

Snowy Owl. Encaustic mixed media by Raven Iacono

Raven is an accomplished encaustic artist who has taught and shown her work locally and internationally. You can see more of Raven’s artwork at her website: http://www.theravensnestart.com
Raven writes about running, encaustic and teaching on her blog: https://the-ravens-nest.org/
Follow her facebook page. : https://www.facebook.com/TheRavensNestArt
Raven’s Etsy shop : http://etsy.com/shop/RavensNestArt
Pinole Artisan meetings are held on the first Friday of every month at the Pinole United Methodist Church, 2000 San Pablo Avenue.  Meetings begin at 7 p.m., are free, and all are welcome! Questions? Email me at heidirand@gmail.com

Visit the Pinole Artisan website to learn more about this wonderful group.

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