Experience the expressive and artistic nature of soft pastels in this six week course with instructor Victoria Udovikina. Learn how this unique medium can give your work exquisite color and shading, airiness, elegance, and illusory sensation to represent the beauty of the world we live in. Students do not need prior pastel experience. Come and learn to enjoy painting beautiful pastels! Two classes will be dedicated to landscapes, two will be about creating pet portraits, and two will cover still life painting. Supply list will be given upon registration.
This workshop will cover:
*An overview of this media (different brands of pastels and their qualities, appropriate types of paper for pastel painting, fixatives, storing, framing, etc.)
*Various soft pastel techniques and styles
*Simple step-by-step pastel painting method
*Basic composition rules
*Perspective and aerial perspective
Wednesdays, February 5 – March 11- CLASS FULL
5:30 – 8 p.m.
Early Bird: $150/$95 members by 01/29/2020