Beginning Pastel Drawing/Color Theory, Ages: 12 - Adult

Chalk pastel in the style of Georgia O'Keeffe, by Kalvathi, Adult

Chalk pastel in the style of Georgia O'Keeffe, by Kalvathi, Adult

$195. *Subject to change. 10 weeks, 1 hour and 15 minutes per week and also, 1 hour, 25 min. for 9 weeks.

Instructor: Alice Olson Seufert, Robert J. Seufert or Patrick T. Seufert, All instructors have B.F.A.'s from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.

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DESCRIPTION:

Starting with color theory in pastel and technique demonstrations (simple shapes, blending, gradations) we then let the students explore Beginning Pastel with a choice of an over-scaled flower (Georgie O'Keeffe style), a simple landscape or a bird/animal. Emphasis is on MIXING color, including intensity of color and value.  Elements of what makes a good composition is also taught. Students will provide their own art supplies. All supplies needed for this course can be purchased at the 1st class.

Materials: 18" x 24" Newsprint pad, 1 4b drawing pencil, 1 - kneaded eraser, 1 box- 24 colors, chalk pastels, 1/2 sheet Cason (brand name) pastel paper. approx. cost: $17.