(ON SITE) Pastel Painting (May-June)

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Levels: All levels

Offered: 5 Fridays, 5/7-6/4, 10am-12:30pm

Instructor: Joan Helenthal

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Socially distant class in the Art League Gallery.

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!



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


Additional Instructions: Socially distant class, masks required

Fee: $175.00 Join Now