Take Your Paintings to the Next Level

This workshop will cover in depth the foundations and techniques of pastel painting. Instruction and demos will include:

  1. discussion on materials
  2. in-depth study of composition, value studies. color temperatures and color harmony
  3. How to select and work from a reference photo (importance of simplifying, massing, telling a story
  4. different methods and techniques of underpainting
  5. step by step painting instruction with critiques
  6. Mark making techniques
  7. pitfalls and how to avoid them 
  8. discussion on what makes a successful painting