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January 22, 2022

Playing with Pastels Workshop (Ages 16+)

Lillian Coury • 10091 McGregor Blvd Fort MyersFL  33919 Organized by Alliance for the Arts $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.

About this event

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 Instructor Provided Supplies: A $10 supply fee paid directly to instructor will include: • 12 x 16 sheet of clay sanded pastel paper (for painting) • 9 x 12 sheet of sanded pastel paper (for experimenting) • Hard pastels for experimenting and base of paintings • Alcohol and cups • Masking Tape • Index cards • Wax paper • Fixative Student Supply 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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