Playing with Pastels One Day Workshop (Ages 16+)
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DateMarch 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Time10:00 am - 04:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
Member's Price $100
Non-Member's Price $120
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Pastel is an increasingly sought after medium for its beauty, vibrancy, durability and endless possibilities for technique and style. Whether you’re a beginner who wants to explore this medium, or an experienced pastelist who wants a fresh perspective, this step by step workshop is for you.
We will play with techniques and colorations in pastel painting during this one day workshop. You will:
- Sample various types of dry pastels to create brilliant color and rich value
- Experience different papers and the effects they produce
- Experiment with an underpainting
- Practice applying color strokes and blending techniques unique to this medium
- Create a pastel painting on a unique surface ready for framing
Materials fee: $10 paid directly to instructor (includes selected pastel papers, alcohol, cups, wax paper, index cards, use of hard pastels, other finishing materials)
Student Materials List:
- Your own medium or soft dry pastels OR a beginner set (contact Lillian for recommendations)
- 3 of your own source photos
- Black and White copy of source photos
- Sketching pencil
- Cheap or old paint brush (minimum size 1” flat)
- Mounting board or foam core (minimum size 24 x 26”)
In compliance with the CDC, masks are now optional in the Alliance Building, EXCEPT for Theater productions where they are still mandatory. People may choose to mask at any time.