The simple things in life—the ordinary, the aged, the humble—they inspire the wabi-sabi aesthetic and the expressive, intuitive style wabi-sabi encompasses.
In this creative workshop, Serena Barton, author of Wabi-Sabi Art Workshop, introduces you to working in three great mediums, all of which richly demonstrate the wabi-sabi style of art: hot wax (encaustics), cold wax and plaster!
This video includes:
A review of the wabi-sabi philosophy and advice for adapting your favorite photos for use as wabi-sabi inspiration.
Easy to follow demonstrations!
Learn to create with encaustics, cold wax and plaster
Discover unique combinations o Use other materials such as coffee washes, stained teabags, handmade papers and more
Characteristics of the wabi-sabi aesthetic includeasymmetry,asperity(roughness or irregularity), simplicity, economy, austerity, modesty, intimacy, and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects and processes.