Levels: Beginner and Intermediate
Offered: Four Saturday Morning Classes: November 4, 11, 18, and 25, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Instructor: Mary Dettle
Location: Santa Cruz Art League
Start your Saturday off right and dive into the exciting world of pastels! In this 4 day workshop we will cover basic drawing and pastel painting techniques, the beauty of the pure pigment of pastels, materials, color theory and so much more. We will paint still lives and landscapes together following demonstrations with this vibrant and expressive medium.
Students who have taken class before will be given additional coaching, and students new to medium will be assisted in basics of pastel painting!
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.