ADULT PASTEL CLASSES

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An Introduction to Pastels with Ginger

Have you ever been to a place so beautiful that you wish you could draw it? Have you ever wanted to learn how to use chalk pastels? Then this is the class for you! Bring some photographs that you took of that special spot and learn how to use chalk pastels to capture it's beauty. Ginger will guide you through the basic steps and techniques of pastel application while building a strong foundation throughout the course. Students will leave this course understanding the fundamentals of chalk pastels, such as: blending, layering, visual texture, paper choices, and it's many uses for a variety of landscapes. This is a "must have" class for Ginger's Intermediate Pastel class offered in February where you will learn how to draw people, portraits, or selfies using chalk pastels.

January 5, 12, 19, and 26: Wednesdays from 5:30-8pm

Resident $85

Non-Resident $100

 

Pastels Focusing on Portraiture with Ginger

Dr. Ginger Hicks, a seasoned high school art teacher, will teach students how to draw facial features using a proper photograph as reference while using soft pastels to depict facial expressions. The first session will focus on the fundamentals of proper portrait photography and lighting using your phone. The next 3 sessions will focus on drawing facial anatomy, gauging proportions of individual features, and color blending for a life-like composition.

February 2, 9, 16, and 23: Wednesdays from 5:30-8pm

Resident $85

Non-Resident $100