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Oil and Cold Wax

Spring 2021








Type of activity

The Museum's School of Art
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Member price
Taxes and services included
Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch break)

 Download the list of materials and other information below.


Welcome to the Museum’s School of Art!

To safely resume its activities during the pandemic, the Education and Wellness Department has decided to offer an abridged online program of our most popular workshops through the Zoom platform (link coming soon). Each class will be recorded and available throughout the entire week after the class if you happen to miss it.

 This workshop is for artists who want to become familiar with this unique technique. After mixing cold wax and oil paint, different techniques (grattage, stamping, transfers, etc.) can be applied to create a rich surface that is full of nuance. Unlike encaustic, this type of painting does not need a flame and requires only a bit of turpentine. The technique is done on Arches oil paper and wood panels. You can use ordinary objects as tools and elements to create textures (a wood skewer, rope, a comb, bubble wrap, etc.). 

Instructor:  Lucie Michel, artist and art educator

To facilitate participation, our instructors have ordered materials kits through our partner DeSerres, which you can purchase on-line and have delivered to your door or arrange to pick up at a DeSerres location. Prices vary according to the selection of materials.

There is a minimum of 5 participants and a maximum of 8 participants for each series. If the minimum is not reached, the series will be cancelled.


Cancellation policy: Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class of your registered workshop will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven(7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for unavoidable circumstances, in which case fees will be refunded in full.


Painting Lucie Michel

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