Beginning Pastel: The Basics Workshop (January 13)

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Levels: All Levels Welcome!

Offered: One Saturday Workshop: January 13th, Noon to 4:00pm

Instructor: Mary Dettle

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Learn everything you need to know in one fun day to get started drawing and painting in soft pastel! From choosing the right paper, pastels and colors to basic techniques to create different effects. This is your class if you’re just getting started or want a refresher. Demonstrations of step by step exercises in sketching and painting with this exciting and vibrant medium will assist you on your artistic journey.

Meet the Instructor:

Mary Dettle has been enjoying painting with the colorful medium of pastels for over 15 years. She loves them for their versatility and richness in application and rich pigments.  Mary has shown her work in numerous shows including the Scotts Valley Art and Wine where she was the featured artist in 2009, and the California Landscape Shows . She has a bachelors degree in Interior Design and a Credential in Art Instruction . She enjoyed teaching elementary school for 22 years weaving fun, laughter and creativity into her lessons.