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Encaustic Painting Demonstration with Angela Tahara


Painting Visual arts
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The Outlet

2248 Mcallister Avenue

Port Coquitlam, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible, has gender-neutral washrooms, and is a relaxed performance.


In this comprehensive artist demonstration, Angela Tahara will show you everything you need to know to start painting with this inspiring medium. Encaustic is beeswax, tree sap, and colour, applied with heat and is incredibly versatile. This is an introductory demonstration suitable for both serious artists, as well as those who are just curious about this artistic medium. This demonstration will consist of an in-depth demonstration explaining the full process, history of the medium, tools required, and creative process. Following the demonstration participants will have a chance to ask questions and provide comments to the artist.



The City of Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam is a community of 61,000 with a strategic location in Metro Vancouver, a healthy base of businesses, new commercial and industrial areas, 271 hectares of parkland including the 25-km Traboulay PoCo Trail, well-established neighbourhoods, and a strong sense of community spirit known as PoCo Pride.