Exploring Pastels

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Exploring Pastels


Instructor: Leah Olivier

April 18, through May 16, 2018 (5 weeks)

Wednesday's 5:45 - 7:45 pm

5 week session: $135.00
Materials : $35.00

This class is both introduction and exploration. Learn and test the limits of what you can do with pastels. Try different papers, techniques and ideas. Whether you are experienced with pastel or trying them for the first time, this class will take you from where you are and give you new knowledge to test and practice using this very versatile medium. 

Many of the master artists like Degas, Mary Cassatt and Toulouse-Lautrec, frequently used pastels. Discover what they knew, that advantage of the versatility and immediacy of this great medium. From a quick study to final piece, pastels can do it all. Join us and see!

Note: To book more than one person at a time for this class, please contact us

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Let’s explore together the many components needed to create a successful watercolor painting. Think about transparent or opaque watercolor techniques; discover how to apply washes or texture; learn about color using hue, value, intensity and temperature; use simple techniques to correct virtually any watercolor mistake; discover the principles of design to compose a pleasing painting; master your perspective applying simple steps. Get inspired and enjoy art lessons made easy and fun.