The Ease of Pastels

InstructorNury Vicens
ScheduleTuesdays · 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
DatesThrough June 7, 2022
AgesAdults
TypeOnsite
MediumDrawing & Painting
LevelAll Levels
CostMembers $305.00 · Non-Members $347.00

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Learn to use the versatile and forgiving medium of pastel; mistakes do not exist, even if you try!  A range of colors can be created, from soft and subtle to bold and brilliant.  By working mostly from still life, learn how to mix the colors you want. Through demonstrations and exercises, learn how to apply different techniques, creating luminous colors and a variety of textures and blended finishes. There will also be emphasis on how to make interesting compositions which are the backbone of any good painting. Learn how to fine tune your perception and discover how to really “see.”  A plethora of famous artists like Renoir, Mary Cassatt, Bonnard, Degas etc. used pastels as finished work rather than preliminary sketches. This class supports play and experimentation in a safe, supportive and encouraging atmosphere.

 

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