Encaustics Classes

What students should bring to the class:


  • encaustic paints (a few small ones such as Enkaustikos Wax Snaps or Hot Sticks + --white + clear medium)
  • small metal tins for your paints (sanitized tuna cans work well)
  • natural bristle brushes (prefer one for each color)
  • substrates: EncausticBord OR ClayBord OR tempered masonite* OR MDF panels* (no larger than 6x6"), *primed with encaustic gesso (NOT acrylic gesso)
  • paper towels
  • masking tape (blue painters tape best)



  • previous work, works in progress OR current work, if you wish
  • any mixed media you wish to work with (everything BUT acrylic paints work well, such as oil pastels, oil sticks, India Ink, graphite powder, etc.)
  • for an additional $10, Lisa will provide 4 fl. oz. of encaustic clear medium (payable to instructor)

How to Register:


Online: Use the "Buy Now" PayPal button


Email: meredith@artworks-Edmonds.org to make arrangements.


P.O. Box 699, Edmonds, WA 98020


Phone: 425-774-6049


In Person: at ArtWorks, 201 2nd Ave. S. in Edmonds, WA


For Encaustic Open Studio only, go HERE for more info to contact Lisa and make arrangements.

Encaustic Tutor session plus Open Studio

"Encaustic Painting Tutoring Session with Lisa JonesMoore"


Dates: May 3, June 7,

Time: 11:15 am to 12:30 pm

  • $65 per person / one hour private lesson (2 person max, learning the same techniques)
  • $85 per person/ one hr private lesson plus Encaustic Open Studio Session


Course description: Do you wish to take your work to the next level? Brush-up on more challenging techniques? Learn encaustic basics? Join Lisa JonesMoore for one INTENSIVE hour of instruction, tailored to your needs! At the end of the class, you will have the option to practice what you’ve learned during the encaustic open studio in the afternoon (most first Fridays of the month).


This private session may include up to two students, so that the needs of each student is met. Encaustic painting (abstract or representational), mixed media with warm wax, collage with warm wax, and encaustic printmaking are just some of the techniques available for each private session, depending on the goals of each student.


Lisa JonesMoore, BFA, has been practicing the art of painting with encaustic (warm, pigmented wax) since 2004. She holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Colorado State University. She currently teaches workshops throughout the Greater Seattle area and Mexico.


(NOTE) There are 2 price points for student class fees:

  • $85 per person for one-hour private lesson PLUS encaustic open studio afterward OR
  • $65 per person for one-hour private lesson


Minimum students: 1,   Max: 2


Prerequisite: All levels welcome.

Encaustic Tutor session Only

201 2nd Avenue South, Edmonds, WA 98020    •   425-774-6049   •   artworks@artworks-Edmonds.org