The Hive is the encaustic studio of artists
Karen Brown and Kim Kool .
Offering workshops, open studio time, original artwork and so much more.
We will regularily run workshops, both privately and in partnership with other artists, community agencies and charitable organizations.
Check out our Workshop page to learn more about what's available.
Also see our artist websites for more about us.
Karen Brown - Karenbrownencaustics.com
Kim Kool - Edgeofgrey.ca
Visit the hive for workshops, encaustic art supplies and to see a wide variety of mixed media encaustic art!
Encaustic art-making supplies are available for sale at the hive or online at Waxworks Encaustic Supplies .
Classes & Workshops
INTRODUCTION TO ENCAUSTICS – KAREN BROWN 3hr - $90 5hr-$150
This Hands-on comprehensive workshop will cover basic encaustic safety and general information.
All participants will take home an Introduction to Encaustic Painting Booklet and multiple practice boards.
INTRODUCTION TO ENCAUSTICS - KIM KOOL
3hr - $90 5hr - $150
The 3 HR workshop will cover basic safety and general information needed to begin exploring encaustics.
The 5 HR Encaustic further explores the techniques in Introduction to Encaustic. Each participant will leave with their own finished birch panel as well as several mat board practice pieces.
PHOTO ENCAUSTICS – KAREN BROWN $150
This workshop is a basic course covering mixed media collage using your own precious photo printed on handmade paper, applying melted beeswax and resin, and exploring techniques in color and texture.
ART CARD WORKSHOP– KIM KOOL $70
This 2.5 HR workshop is for anyone who wants a taste of this wonderful medium, and wants to explore the fun of working in miniature! Each participant will leave with 4-6 of their own original encaustic 'mini' pieces, mounted on 5x7 backing.
INTUITIVE ENCAUSTICS – KAREN BROWN $150
We are all born to Create!! Imagine what it feels like to just play with paint and colour.
I will be demonstrating different ways you can play with paints, wax, inks, stencils, collage and much more!!
Participants will take home a finished abstract mixed media piece.
KEEPSAKE BOX WORKSHOP – KAREN BROWN $70
Create a one of a kind Keepsake Box. A wonderful gift idea or a special treat for yourself.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, AVAILABLE DATES
AND TO REGISTER SEE OUR WEBSITE!