Due to a full exhibition schedule I am only offering private 1 or 2 person workshops. I am hoping to schedule another group workshop this summer. Please see below for private workshop info. I can also recommend the School of Visual Philosophy for a variety of great workshops including encaustic painting.  

Private or Small Group Workshops

I am available for private or small group sessions.  Private workshops include all materials and are $85 an hour with a minimum of 2 hours. Other workshop pricing depends on length of workshop, number of students and location.

Intro to encaustic painting Encaustic and photography Encaustic Imagery - Embedding and Transfers Encaustic shellac burn Encaustic medium making Setting up your encaustic studio consultation Image transfer techniques (mixed media methods, not encaustic class) Upcycled book arts Photographic lumen printing Sun print /cyanotype workshop

If you would like to sign up for a private workshop please contact me to set up a date and time.

Open Studio Free Time

Come to my studio and work on your own projects or just play with wax. I provide all of the materials and equipment (except boards). Please note this is a self led work time, I will be available to answer basic question but it is not meant to be an instructional. $55 an hour. If you would like to sign up for open studio time contact me to set up a date and time.


I am also available for demos. I have presented a variety of demonstrations at many events as well as professional art associations and schools.

If you would like to sign up for a demo please contact me to set up a date and time.


"This class was great in all respects. It was well organized, the instruction was perfect for the amount of time. We had an abundance of materials to try out so any idea was possible. Shannon was very flexible and open to allow participants ideas to direct more instruction beyond the initial basics. The space was inspiring and wonderful. And, the group size was great, allowing everyone ample tools and space to work. Thank you Shannon. I loved it and I love encaustic!" Susan 

“I took a workshop from Shannon and it was the best experience ever. We spent two hours doing five different techniques with encaustic process with my own photographs. She provided an amazing amount of information. I think the best part was actually working in her studio with her and to see how she does the process as well. She does each step with you. I cannot wait to do another session with her and to use more of the techniques with my artwork" -Marianna 

"Being a complete novice, this technique felt very approachable the way Shannon explained and coached when inquiries were made. Leaving with a finished product was definitely enjoyable, making me think about taking another workshop now that I have a better grasp of what it entails." - Summer

"This was a very well organized and informative class. On top of that it was fun!! I am looking forward to another class!!" Leeana

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