Painting With Pastels is a course which is designed for both beginner and intermediate students.
Beginner level: For those with no or little experience with pastels, this course will be a thorough introduction to the versatile medium of pastels. Through a series of exercises students explore different surfaces and materials, learn about color mixing techniques specific to this medium. Progressing from painting simple objects to more complex still life arrangements, students learn to establish the correct color/value relationship and create a strong balanced composition.
Intermediate level: Further discussion of the pastel painting techniques and design topics will help intermediate students to take their skills to the next level. Intermediate students can choose to paint from a still life or a photo.