ONSITE Pastel Painting (December 2021)

Levels: All levels

Offered: Three Fridays, December 3-17, 10am-12:30pm

Instructor: Joan Helenthal

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

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The perfect way to start the weekend… Loosen up and have fun with pastels!  Using expressive marks and color we will paint vibrant landscapes and still life. The essentials of pastel painting will be covered including approaches and methods of application, pastels from hard to soft, surface possibilities, color theory and under painting. Demos, problem solving, and lots of individual instruction are included. This class is appropriate for both beginners in pastel and those who are experienced with the medium. Just bring whatever pastels you may have and explore the possibilities of this versatile medium!

Students must be vaccinated to attend.

Instructor Joan Hellenthal, BA Fine Art Brown University, MA Fine Art SJSU; CA credentialed art instructor, painter and mixed media artist who exhibits in many private and corporate collections inc. MAH, UCSC and Open Studios. joanhellenthal.com


Fee: $150 non-members Join Now

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