Pastel Workshops


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!

Colorful Pastels - Animals, Birds and More!
w/ Janis Graves

Sunday /  October 14 / 10:30-4:30pm

Learn to create colorful animals, birds and landscapes with local artist Janis Graves!  Fur and feathers, beaks and hooves – you’ll be creating your very own piece of art, featuring gorgeous and vibrant color in versatile pastels.  Fly fast to sign up – this one is sure to fill up quickly!

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.