Playing with Pastels Workshop (Ages 16+)
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DateJune 11 @ 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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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
Optional Materials fee: $20 paid directly to instructor (includes selected pastel papers, alcohol, cups, wax paper, index cards, use of hard pastels, other finishing materials)
Recommended Student Materials List:
- Your own medium or soft dry pastels OR a beginner set (contact Lillian for recommendations)
- 3 of your own source photos (maximum 3 – 5 major shapes)
- Black and White copy of source photos
- Sketching pencil or charcoal pencil or stick
- Cheap or old paint brush (minimum size 1” flat)
- Pressboard or foam core (standard size 20 x 30” or approximate) to use as work surface
Please note the Alliance for the Arts’ updated gallery and administrative office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.