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July 17, 2021

Playing with Pastels

Lillian Coury • 10091 McGregor Blvd Fort MyersFL  33919 Organized by Alliance for the Arts
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Pastel is an increasingly sought after medium for its beauty, vibrancy, durability and endless possibilities for technique and style. Whether you’re a beginner who wants to explore this medium, or an experienced pastelist who wants a fresh perspective, this step by step workshop is for you. We will play with techniques and colorations in pastel painting during this one day workshop. You will: · Sample various types of dry pastels to create brilliant color and rich value · Experiment with an underpainting · Practice applying color strokes and blending techniques unique to this medium · Create a pastel painting on a unique surface ready for framing Materials List: · Your own medium or soft dry pastels OR a beginner set (minimum recommended: Unison 8-count Pastel Set/Starter OR Faber-Castell Studio Soft Pastel Sets/24 colors OR Blick Artists’ Pastel Half Stick Sets/20 colors) · 3 of your own source photos · Black and White copy of source photos · Sketching pencil · Cheap or old paint brush (minimum size 1” flat) · Cardboard or foam core (minimum size 24 x 26”)

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Ages 16-99


Lillian Coury

10091 McGregor Blvd Fort MyersFL  33919

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