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Pastel Painting workshop at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico in May, 2018


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Pastel Painting; Discover Your Artistic Spirit at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. Open to ALL levels of ability. May 6 - 12, 2018

Explore the art of painting with pastels through short demonstrations, emphasizing particular principles and guided exercises. Students will join discussions about materials, color use, generating sketches, and how to compose a painting. This workshop is open to artists of all levels.

Students will take from this course:
1) Understanding and executing method: thorough an understanding of the pastel medium; pigments, papers, accessory tools, setting up a work area.
2) Structure Of A Painting; composition, simplifying shapes, value study, underpainting, scaling up and placement of a drawing.
3) Methodology for creating

Come learn the elements necessary to see your artist’s mind flourish!