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Take a workshop, book a shoot in our studio, enjoy some quiet time in our darkroom, scan some film, make and frame a giant fine art print—or let us do it for you.

Holiday Weekend Hours

Friday, May 27: 12–5
Saturday, May 28–Monday, May 30: Closed

Photo Encaustic Play Day

1-Day Class
Saturday, June 11, 2016: 10am–4pm

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This workshop is for beginners who are interested in experimenting with encaustic waxes and pigments over photographs or other forms of two-dimensional artwork.

Photographer Jessica Somers will demonstrate her method of applying encaustics to photographs by way of play and happenstance. The results from work created in this workshop will be serendipitous and without much regard for precision or specific encaustic technique. The hope is to free the maker from any preconceived notions of what the end result should be in order to create work from the gut rather than from the brain.

Participants are asked to bring a selection of images of approximately 8×10 or smaller. These should ideally be printed on a cotton rag paper. You may opt for us to print them in advance for you. Please consult this page for print pricing.

Please click here for pricing and to register.