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Become a Better Landscape Painter in Pastel
w/ Amanda Houston

Date/ Time: Friday-Sunday / April 5-7 / Fri 10:30-6:00pm; Sat-Sun 10:30-5:00pm

Cost: $395 + $20 supply fee (optional)

Registration: Call in, come in, or register online. 425.697.2787

Location:  ArtWorks in Edmonds - a lovely, large space with plenty of parking places! 200 Dayton St, Edmonds, WA 98020

Expand your creative abilities using pastel, with this amazing instructor’s guidance. From this national and internationally award-winning artist, you’ll learn how value, patterns and color temperatures can make your paintings really stand out.

 Learn how to really see and how to analyze your work with a more confident eye. With a strong focus on the landscape, Amanda will demonstrate painting skies, trees and sky holes as well as how to create mood, emotion and atmosphere in your work. With daily demos, experimentation and plenty of individual instruction, this beloved instructor will generously share her techniques for achieving masterful results.

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 This workshop will be at ArtWorks - just 3 blocks away from Cole Gallery, with an airy, large space and their own parking lot. Notice also the extended time (until 6pm on Friday, 5pm on Saturday and Sunday); come rested and prepared to absorb as much info as you can!


 All of Amanda’s classes are grounded in design and composition and have a balanced mix of theory, technique and experimentation.  She likes her students to try as many different surfaces and techniques to expand their creative repertoire. To that end, Amanda will demo how to use different techniques on different surfaces to achieve great results. You will have the option to learn to create your own surface by painting a sanded gesso to a board or metal – supplies for this option will be provided by the instructor for the $20 supply fee – please bring cash or check payable to Amanda if you are interested in this option.


 Packed with fast-paced design and loosening up exercises, this 3-day workshop will take your paintings to the next level!

 Some experience in pastels is necessary.

Supply List:

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You can purchase your quality art supplies at ARTspot! Registered students receive a 10% discount on all their art supplies from the time of paid registration until the last day of class. Most items on this list are available at ARTspot. Please let their staff advise you about appropriate art materials to fulfill  requirements for your class.  Artspot's Web Site

Questions about these supplies? ARTspot staff are happy to help you. Call 425-640-6408 or email at