Phil Madley

Encaustic Wax Artist

Tel: 01442 822398

... the students produced remarkable quantity & quality of work and spoke highly of their experience on the course and of Phil's teaching
Taken from Phil Madley's Visitors Book

Encaustic Wax Teaching, Art Courses & Classes

What Phil's clients have said:
Thank you again for your excellent one to one tuition.
It was an extremely enjoyable three days
Polishing the masterpiece Using an iron to apply the wax

Phil teaching the art of encaustic wax

Phil is a qualified art teacher and has taught adults at Missenden Abbey and venues throughout Southern England. Phil also runs workshops for adults or children and has taught encaustic wax painting at schools and colleges in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Encaustic art courses provide a fun, informative and supportive environment in which you can practice a variety of skills in encaustic wax painting. They are designed to unleash your creativity in this exciting and unconventional medium. During the course, you will cover the techniques of encaustic wax painting, using an iron, hot air gun, scriber, hot brush and heated stylus with coloured and metallic waxes. Encaustic art starter kits can be purchased or equipment hired prior to commencing the classes if required. Please visit the Encaustic Art Supplies page for full details and how to order.

Phil will encourage you to develop your own style after learning the basic techniques with ongoing constructive assessment. He is an enthusiastic tutor who provides a fun and supportive environment in a creative class that is both informative and exciting.

Phil offers tuition for individuals and groups of up to three people during weekdays from his studio in Wilstone, Hertfordshire.

Contact Phil either on 01442 822398 or via the Contact Form.

Try a taster session at Phil’s studio in Wilstone.

All equipment included (irons, styluses, scribers, waxes and card).

Three day Masterclass session for individuals designed to suit your particular needs or wishes.

Iron, hot air gun and hot plate techniques and/or specific styles or paintings: £375 everything included.

Individual Masterclass one day session for specific style or paintings:

£125 everything included.

For more information, please visit The Craft Courses website at:, or phone Phil on 01442 822398

Phil's art can also be viewed by appointment at his studio in Wilstone, near Tring in Hertfordshire. For further information on any of the events, or to arrange a visit outside the above dates, please contact Phil on 01442 822398 or via the Contact Form