Morgan City artist Catherine Siracusa taught a class on encaustic art, also known as hot wax painting, which involves a process of heating colored wax and applying that liquid or paste to a porous surface like wood, canvas or paper. The class Sunday in the cabins at Lake End Parkway was part of a spring educational retreat by the Deep South Chapter of the Professional Picture Framers Association. Viewing the presentation are Tony Balli and his son, Bryce, of Picayune, Miss.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)
Professional framers from three states came to Morgan City this weekend to learn from local artist Catherine Siracusa about encaustic art as well as to learn how to frame it.
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