Explore the exciting possibilities of combining melted wax with watercolor. Instructor Nan Rumpf show you how to drip and draw gestural lines with liquefied beeswax. Then she will demonstrate how to develop your artwork with watercolor glazes. The wax dries quickly to offers a graceful resist for your watercolors, combining an important textural element with a fluid medium. The beeswax and the specialized melted beeswax tools will be provided by the instructor.
Nan Rumpf grew up in a small Iowa town on the banks of the Mississippi River, where she spent much of her childhood exploring the outdoors on her bicycle and daydreaming under a lilac bush. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. She currently lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She has worked as a professional puppeteer, designing and constructing her own puppets and masks. She organized dramatic arts workshops in public schools and libraries for twenty years.