Ocean Of Life Bas Relief Workshop with Decorative Artisan, Ellie Ellis

If you have been looking for a unique, fun and incredible technique to add to your portfolio or build a business on, you have come to the right place!

Bas Relief is a sculptural technique where the sculpted elements remain attached to a solid background of the same material. The term relief is from the Latin verb relevo, to raise. To create a sculpture in relief is to give the impression that the sculpted material has been raised above the background plane.

Who is this workshop for?

All levels of artists should be able to successfully complete this workshop.

  • Beginner and Fundamentals of Art

  • Intermediate

  • Experienced.

What will you learn in this workshop?

  • You will learn how to prepare a panel for sculpting, carving and adding molds.

  • You will learn what materials and tools you will need to create this project and others.

  • You will learn all the ways you can use this technique in applications both indoors and outdoors.

  • You will learn a technique that can create income for you if you choose to do commission work.

Learn More About Ellie

Decorative Artisan

Ellie Ellis

Ellie Ellis is a versatile and successful decorative artist. Her specialty is three dimensional wall sculpting (Bas Relief). She has developed an innovative process for creating and duplicating design elements and blending them in with her unique style of hand sculpted background components. A Certified Master Stencilist (CMS), Ellie is also trained in Tromp L'oeil, Pompeian and Parisian Fresco and a host of faux finishes and textures for plasters, concrete and wood. Ellie is a gifted teacher and presents her subject material in a concise and organized manner. Her students go hands on with her processes right from the beginning. It's easy to get caught up in putting together one of her creations and students often stay late and to work on their projects well after regular class hours are over. Ellie is generous with her time and information. Students complete her classes with new skills and a sample board that will inspire them to explore their own ideas and create new products in a growing and marketable field.

Here's what Ellie's students say!

Learn the art of Bas Relief.

Carol Leonesio

If you are looking to get your creative juices flowing and learn the art of bas relief, you definitely want to take one of Ellie’s classes. Ellie gives 110% of herself to her students and this form of art. Both experienced and inexperienced artists were in my class and everyone’s panel turned out fabulous. Thank you Ellie for sharing your passion for this art, which translate into an incredible workshop experience for all.

So much better than I ever dreamed!

Carol King

I just attended Ellies plaster relief class and it was so much better than I could have ever dreamed. She is a great teacher, a true expert in her field and took the time to spend with each of us so we could get the most possible out of the class. I'd do it again tomorrow if I could! If you are interested in a Bas Relief class, This is the lady to teach you! Thank you Ellie!

Ellie is so sweet and makes sure you truly understand the process.

Aanessa Salgado Reeves

What an AWESOME class. Ellie is so sweet and makes sure you truly understand each step of the process. I can’t wait to start on some projects. Plaster relief is such a beautiful and elegant look. What a great medium to work with!! Elli thank you for sharing all your trade secrets

I went into this class with NO experience in sculpting or relief.

Grace Douglas

I learned so much from this sweet lady. I went into this class with NO experience in sculpting or relief. In just two days, I came away with a complete relief sample and the skills to pursue this ancient and artistically fulfilling art form.

More Reviews!

5 star rating

Explains it well

Cookie Hanson

The whole course is we’ll executed, easy to understand and follow. I love Ellie’s personality and her composure.

The whole course is we’ll executed, easy to understand and follow. I love Ellie’s personality and her composure.

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