Batik Watercolour Workshop
The Pelham Art Association hosted a Batik Watercolour Workshop by encaustic artist Linda Virio of Bowmanville this past Saturday at the Pelham Public Library. Eight area artists enjoyed the day experimenting with wax layers and water colour paints on rice paper. Pictured right is Winnie Tam of Thorold, a first time workshop participant and new Pelham Art Association member receives guidance from Instructor Linda Virio. Winnie stated that this technique is challenging as the results are somewhat unpredictable, nerve-racking, but also exciting.
Sharon McVanel of Fenwick attends many of the Pelham Art Association workshops. It allows her to expand her creativity by experiencing various techniques.
Instructor Linda Virio explaining which petals to wax in order to protect the colour.
Tools of the trade