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INTRODUCTION TO PASTEL WORKSHOP
Instructor: Katie Cassidy
Two-Day Workshop: September 11 and 12
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Cost: $100 Members, $120 Non-members
Plus $10 materials fee paid to instructor on first day of class
Welcome to the wonderful world of pastel. In this workshop, the student explores the history, fundamentals, and techniques for painting with soft pastels on paper. Katie will demonstrate the basics and the student will create several small pastel paintings in this fun and informative workshop. Maximum of 10 students.
drawing board or foam core for backing on easel
small sketch book for thumbnail studies
vine charcoal or pencil for drawing
soft pastels (not oil pastels) – set of 60 or more. Rembrandt sets of half-sticks are a good basic brand
– set of 60 (or no smaller than 30) Do not buy the cheap pastels at Michaels (they do not have a good brand) I also will have pastels to lend for this class.
Paper towels – Viva signature is a good brand
Canson Mi-Teintes pad size 12 x 16 in grey tones or any of the good sanded papers available at Dick Blick or Dakota Art Pastels, Call me if you need help with this.
viewfinder if you have one or you can borrow mine