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Newtown

Pastels as a Medium Workshop Series with Elissa Goldberg- 6 Weeks

Explore the rich world of soft pastels in this 6-class workshop. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your skills, join us for a creative journey where you'll learn the intricacies of underpainting, scumbling, layering, blending, perspective, and color theory.

Pastels as a Medium Workshop Series with Elissa Goldberg- 6 Weeks
Pastels as a Medium Workshop Series with Elissa Goldberg- 6 Weeks

Time & Location

Mar 05, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Newtown, 126 S State St, Floor Two Newtown, PA 18940, USA

Guests

About the event

March 5th - April 9th

Tuesday Eve. 6:30-8:30

126 South State Street Floor 2, Newtown Borough

Explore the rich world of soft pastels in this 6-class workshop. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your skills, join us for a creative journey where you'll learn the intricacies of underpainting, scumbling, layering, blending, perspective, and color theory. The ultimate aim is to provide a supportive environment for artistic expression and skill development.

Week 1: Introduction to Soft Pastels

Overview of materials and tools

Understanding the process

The basics of underpainting, layering, and scumbling

Week 2: Color Theory

Using color to define light and texture

Exaggerate color, depart from local color, and explore color concepts to create expressive, bold paintings

Color theory essentials for vibrant compositions

Week 3: Part representational/part abstract

How to limit what you "see" in the world in order to create a more cohesive painting

Week 4: Perspective in Pastel Art

Introduction to perspective in visual art

Applying perspective to pastel compositions

Utilizing focal points to create centers of interest to grab your audiences' attention

Hands-on exercise: Creating a perspective-driven artwork

Week 5: The nuances and beauty of water

How to create reflections 

Use layering techniques to explore the depth of water

Hands-on exercise: Creating a coastal scene

Week 6: Choose Your Own Subject Matter

Culmination of the workshop with an open theme

Participants choose their own subject matter

Final showcase, group critique, and reflections

Materials:

Provided by Instructor.

No Experience Necessary:

This workshop is open to all skill levels. No prior experience is required, only a keen interest in learning and having fun. Participants seeking to fine-tune their skills are equally welcome.

Note:

The instructor will actively paint alongside participants, providing real-time one-to-one instruction. Come prepared to unleash your creativity and discover the joy of soft pastel and alcohol wash techniques!

Tickets

  • Pastels as a Medium Workshop

    Sale ends: Feb 29, 8:30 PM

    This ticket is for a Six Session Workshop Series, Independent Studio Time plus Materials Kit Fee

    $450.00
    +$11.25 service fee

Total

$0.00

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