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Beginner Pastel Workshop

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Beginner Pastel Class:  Come learn all about soft pastels including an introduction to materials and tips and tricks for making simple shapes look beautiful with vibrant color.  The course will introduce students to the medium of soft pastel and how to create straightforward compositions such as pears, apples, and easy to learn landscapes.  Most of all join us to play and have fun!
Beginner Pastel Class Session 2:  No need to take session 1 to attend this class.  This class will include some of the same topics as session one.  It will also include learning how to draw animals in pastel including the option of doing a pet portrait in pastel of a beloved pet in your life.
Joan Quinn is a self-taught artist who rediscovered her love of art in the last few years after leaving it behind in childhood for decades.  Joan wants to help other adults rediscover the inherent goodness of playing with color and form.  Her favorite expression is "the product of art is the artist". Joan is dedicated to building community on a local level with specific interest in the arts as a means of connecting to one another and to ourselves.

Min 4 / Max 15 each session
Pastel Horse by J.Q.

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