Spread your artistic horizons by learning encaustic art with Toronto-based artist Heather Gentleman. Heather’s Hag Atelier studio is located in the heart of Toronto’s vibrant and historic Distillery District . Whether you’re a novice or a practicing artist, you’ll learn this fascinating wax technique with thoughtful one-on-one, semi private instruction from Heather. You’ll be supplied with your own pan and storage area as well as access to brushes, tools and heating implements. For your health and safety, Hag Atelier is specially designed for group instruction with a powerful exhaust unit and hoods as well as a separate station for heat gun and iron. You’ll also receive a discount on art supplies as well, when you register online. About encaustic painting This versatile painting medium dates back to 300 AD, and uses molten wax as a paint, mixing medium and preparatory surface. You will learn basic techniques as well as safety issues, collage, printing techniques, sculpture, mould making, gilding, printmaking methods and glazing techniques.