Pastel Workshops


Exploring Color with Pastels
w/ Janis Graves

Saturday / June 30 / 10:30-4:30pm

Spend the day exploring color in pastel! Janis will teach you how to use color boldly and fearlessly, focusing on value, hue and intensity. She will also touch upon color relevance and how local color effects color. This is one color class you do not want to miss!

 

Painting with Oils, Acrylics or Pastels w/ Janis Graves

Five-week Study Course
Tuesdays / July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 / 10:30-1:30

Learn more about painting in the medium of your choice – whether in Pastel, Oil or Acrylic. In this 5-week course, Janis will share from her wealth of knowledge in all 3 mediums, covering a range of topics such as composition, design, surface preparation, color choice and mixing. You can bring in your own work and references, and Janis will help you take your skills to the next level. This will be a great class!

Drawing with Color: Pastels!
w/Joe Mac Kechnie

5 Thursdays / October 11, 18, 25 and November 1, 8 / 2-5 pm

A great class for students new to pastels, and also for not-so-beginners. Join this experienced artist and instructor for some great learning and fun. You will use all you’ve learned in your Drawing classes - and then throw in vibrant color! Fun!


Pastel Techniques: Light, Reflections and Composition
w/ Amanda Houston

Saturday-Monday / November 2-4 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Dive deeper into pastels with this award-winning artist and instructor! Packed full of good design and composition tips, you’ll learn Amanda’s techniques for creating water reflections and how to capture light in this vibrant medium.  This workshop will be a great mix of theory, technique and experimentation. Amanda will also show you how to use different techniques on different surfaces to achieve great results. Some experience in pastels is necessary. Limited to 15.