This three-day course will include the following:
A slide presentation and lecture on painting in pastels and oils including people, still-life, interiors, urbanscapes, and landscapes.
Discussions on painting materials, surfaces, developing your painting style, and working methods unique to pastels and oils.
Demos emphasizing composition, color, and technique.
Daily individual critiques of students’ works in progress.
Additional topics explored include solving common painting problems, experimenting with new approaches to painting, working from photographs, studio lighting, framing pastels and oils, and making use of the internet in your career. Also included is a lecture on creative ways to promote and sell your art. This course is designed for each student to work at his/her own pace while enjoying the experience of painting with pastels and or oils. Daily demonstrations.